Ask Approved: Our Top Picks for Must-Visit City Parks in the United States

Pictured: Crissy Field is part of San Francisco’s Presidio, a former military base-turned-National Park located in the heart of the city. Via @presidioSF/Twitter

There’s no doubt about it: New York City’s Central Park is impressive. An 840-acre slab of green space, right in the heart of Manhattan. But while Central Park may be the most famous of urban parks, that doesn’t mean it’s the only one worth visiting. From San Francisco to Boston, some of the United States’ most metropolitan areas are also home to some of the country’s most breathtaking bits of nature. Excluding the all-too-obvious Central Park, here are our favorites.