United States has 59 protected areas within the country known as national parks which represent an extraordinary variety of natural environments at the scale of a North American continent. These national parks are best known for their rich history, amazing views, wildlife and other wonders. Here we are talking about ten most visited National Parks of the United States.
10. Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park was established in 2000 in Northeast Ohio, United States. The park is rich with wetland; vista of trees and other beautiful scene declare it one of the most beautiful parks in the U.S.A.
9. Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park of Maine, United States, is the beautiful combination of Sea and mountains. There are wonderful hiking tracks that attract the visitors. Its 120 miles long hiking track is the most popular among the visitors.
8. Zion National Park
Zion National Park is eight most visited park of the United States. It is located in Utah, southern United States. Annually attract 2.5 million visitors. The park’s prominent topography is its rocky towers, jagged cliffs and sandstone gorges. It is also the oldest national park of Utah state.
7. Grand Teton National Park
National Teton Park of Wyoming, United States, is on seventh number in the most visited U.S. parks. The park provide vibrant view to the visitors in different seasons. The prettiest view of the park is Schwabacher Landing. Rocks found in the park are the oldest in any U.S. National Parks.
6. Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park of Washington is on sixth number in the most visited parks. The park covers the 1,441 square miles area of Olympic Peninsula. It is also included in the UNESCO’s world heritage site. Its shore is one of three distinct ecosystems within the park.
5. Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park is located in Colorado, the North-central region of the U.S. state. The Park is consisting of 150 lakes and possesses environmentally superb ecosystem and wetland. Elk, bighorn sheep and other protected species of birds are its inhabitants.
4. Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is on forth number in our list and is located in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. Yellowstone, established in 1872, is the home of famous geysers, Bighorn Sheep, grizzly bears and other mountain species. It has more geysers and hot springs than anywhere else in the world. This is first national park in America and also in the world.
3. Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is located in California. This is the third most visited national park of the U.S. and it is as well included in the UNESCO’s world Heritage site. The park preserve in the ancient sequoias and other animal species. And park is famous for its waterfall views in all over the region.
2. Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon is second most visited Park of the U.S. It is located in Arizona. The park preserved many evergreen forests of North Rim (Arizona) and other protected species of animals. Approximately five million people travel to the Grand Canyon each year.
1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Great Smoky Mountains Park is the best park of the U.S and also the busiest park of the nation. There are most deciduous forests and diversity of plants and animals in the park. It is located in North Carolina and Tennessee. The Highest point of Mountains is 6,643 feet.