Ten Most Visited National Parks, 2011

The following table lists the most visited National Parks, according to rank, park name, and number of recorded visitors in 2011. A perennial favorite, the Great Smokey Mountains National Park was ranked number one in 2011 with 9,008,830 visitors.

Rank Name and location Number
of visitors
1. Great Smoky Mountains NP 9,008,830
2. Grand Canyon NP 4,298,178
3. Yosemite 3,951,393
4. Yellowstone NP 3,394,326
5. Rocky Mountain NP 3,176,941
6. Olympic NP 2,966,502
7. Zion NP 2,825,505
8. Grand Teton NP 2,587,437
9. Acadia NP 2,374,645
10. Cuyahoga Valley 2,161,185

Source: Based on data from the National Park Service. Web: www.nps.gov .

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