6 National Parks most Visited in USA

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The National Park Service is modifying its operations on a park-by-park basis in accordance with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health authorities. While most facilities and events are closed or canceled, outdoor spaces in some parks remain accessible to the public. Before visiting, please check with individual parks regarding changes to park operations. If you choose to visit a national park, please ensure that you follow CDC and state and local guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and practice Leave No Trace principles. Updates about the NPS response, including safety information, are posted on www.nps.gov/coronavirus.

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: Arizona
Location:  35.68 ° N 83.53 ° W
Creation Date: June 15, 1934
Area: 522,426.88 acres (2,114.2 km2)

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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)

 

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