6 National Parks most Visited in USA

National Parks most Visited in USA

Last year, the national parks of the United States broke their historical record of visitors, reaching 298 million visits.

National parks are great generators of economic activity in their respective areas. Those responsible for the National Park Service estimate that visitor spending in 2019 amounted to 15,000 million dollars and that a minimum of 250,000 jobs are directly related to the activity of the parks. Below is the list of three most visited national parks in 2019.

Smoky Mountains - National Parks most Visited in USA
Smoky Mountains - National Parks most Visited in USA

State: North Carolina and Tennessee
Location:  35.68 ° N 83.53 ° W
Creation Date: June 15, 1934
Area: 522,426.88 acres (2,114.2 km2)

Yelowstone - National Parks most Visited in USA
Yelowstone - National Parks most Visited in USA

State: Wyoming, Montana, Idaho
Location:  44.60 ° N 110.50 ° W
Creation Date: March 1, 1872
Area: 2,219,790.71 acres (8,983 km2)

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park

State: Arizona
Location: 36.06°N 112.14°W

Creation Date: February 26, 1919
Area: 1,201,647.03 (4,862.9 km2)

Acadia National park
Acadia National park

State: Maine
Location:  44.35 ° N 68.21 ° W
Creation Date: February 28, 1919
Area: 49,075.26 acres (198.6 km2)

Zion National Park
Zion National Park

State: Utah
Location: 37.30°N 113.05°W

Creation Date: november 19, 1919
Area: 147,242.66 acres (595.9 km2)

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