RISMEDIA, October 15, 2010--Looking for a low-cost, family-fun getaway this weekend? Take a trip to a national park.

The National Park Foundation has announced the 2010 "Top National Parks for Fall Foliage" list. Each national park location offers unique ways in which visitors can view the colorful foliage. Whether by water, foot, bicycle or car, however, the dramatic colors of the season are not to be missed.

This year's list, and the optimal times for foliage viewing, includes:

* Blue Ridge Parkway – Peak colors expected mid-to-late October
* Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area - Peak colors are expected through Thanksgiving
* Fire Island National Seashore – Peak colors covering the dunes and beach plants expected late October
* Flight 93 National Memorial – Peak colors expected second and third week of October
* Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore - Peak colors are expected through the third week of October
* Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve - Peak colors for Fall wild flowers expected through November
* Minute Man National Historical Park - Peak colors expected Columbus Day weekend through October
* Olympic National Park - Peak colors expected through October
* Timpanogos Cave National Monument - Peak colors expected through October
* Yosemite National Park – Peak colors expected late October into November

To learn more or find a park near you, visit www.nationalparks.org.