9,354,695

March 23, 2014 

By the numbers That is the number of recreational visits to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2013, making it the most-visited unit of the National Park Service with a “national park” designation.

Here is the rest of the top 10:

ParkVisits

Grand Canyon4,564,840

Yosemite3,691,191

Yellowstone3,188,030

Olympic3,085,340

Rocky Mountain2,991,141

Zion2,807,387

Grand Teton2,688,794

Acadia2,254,922

Glacier2,190,374

Also

Mount Rainier1,148,552

The News Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service