Ten Most Visited Parks

Park Visitation Figures

The National Park Service recently released park visitation numbers for 2013. Take a look at the list and see if your favorite park made the top ten. For 2012 numbers, click here.

10 Most Visited Units of the National Park System (2013)


Park Unit
Recreational
Visits
1. Golden Gate National Recreation Area (CA) 14,289,121
2. Blue Ridge Parkway (NC, VA) 12,877,368
3. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (TN, NC) 9,354,695
4. George Washington Memorial Parkway (MD, VA, DC) 7,360,392
5. Lincoln Memorial (DC) 6,546,518
6. Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NV, AZ) 6,344,714
7. Gateway National Recreation Area (NY, NJ) 6,191,246
8. Natchez Trace Parkway (MS, AL, TN) 6,012,740
9. Chesapeake & Ohio Canal NHP  (DC, MD, WV) 4,941,367
10. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (PA, NJ) 4,843,350

 

10 Most Visited National Parks (2013)


National Park
Recreational
Park Visits
1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (TN, NC) 9,354,695
2. Grand Canyon National Park (AZ) 4,564,840
3. Yosemite National Park (CA) 3,691,191
4. Yellowstone National Park (WY, MT, ID) 3,188,030
5. Olympic National Park (WA) 3,085,340
6. Rocky Mountain National Park (CO) 2,991,141
7. Zion National Park (UT) 2,807,387
8. Grand Teton National Park (WY) 2,688,794
9. Acadia National Park (ME) 2,254,922
10. Glacier National Park (MT) 2,190,374

Source: National Park Service

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