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National Park Service Releases 2012 Attendance Numbers
Of the 59 park units that fall under the jurisdiction of the NPS, the top ten most popular, along with their attendance numbers, are as follows:
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (9,685,829)
- Grand Canyon National Park (4,421,352)
- Yosemite National Park (3,853,404)
- Yellowstone National Park (3,447,729)
- Rocky Mountain National Park (3,229,617)
- Zion National Park (2,973,607)
- Olympic National Park (2,824,908)
- Grand Teton National Park (2,705,256)
- Acadia National Park (2,431,052)
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park (2,299,722)
If you're a fan of the national parks and haven't been to each of these yet, you could easily spend several vacations exploring each of these destinations. These are some of the most amazing landscapes in North America and the perfect settings for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure travelers alike.
[Photo Credit: National Park Service]