Think beaches and you think seaside resorts in quaint towns.  

But did you know that there are plenty of beaches  part of the National Park system --both on along the ocean and lakeshores --that are perfect for cooling off in the scalding summer months?

There's something for everyone, from the natural wildlife fans to the bathing beauties, making it perfect spot for the whole family. 

Still looking for the perfect park? Check out National Park Service's Find Your Park to discover some hidden natural gems from coast to coast.