Parks in the USA

Find the most popular parks in the USA from all top destinations. There's over 11,000 parks in various cities of United States. The major states in the USA with top parks are California, Florida, New York, Washington and Alabama. And the major cities are New York, Washington, West Glacier, Chicago and St. Louis.

The United States boasts of around 58 national parks, more than 100 national monuments and nearly 8,000 state parks which receive probably receive billions of visitors annually when put together. With so many options to choose from, there is never a bad time to visit any of them.

There are many interesting national parks around the country. Yellowstone National Park, which is located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, is the oldest followed by Mackinac National Park in Michigan and Rock Creek Park in DC. California has the most national parks which include the Sequoia, Redwood, Joshua Tree, Channel Islands, Pinnacles, Kings Canyon, Lassen Volcanic, Death Valley and the Yosemite National Park. The largest in the country is the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska while the smallest is Hot Springs in Arkansas. The one that gets the most visitors is the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee and North Carolina then Grand Canyon in Arizona while the one with the least visitors is the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska.


USA States with Parks

The parks of United States are listed in the following 52 states. Click on a state bellow to find parks of that specific state.


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