NATIONAL PARKS, RANKED: MOST VISITED SITES

National Park Service sites ranked by number of recreation visits in 2014. The National Park Service recorded 292.8 million total recreation visits at 376 of 405 NPS sites in 2014, but not all sites record visits. (Source: National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior)
  1. 1.
    Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    (CA) 15.0 million recreation visits
  2. 2.
    Blue Ridge Parkway
    (NC-VA) 13.9 million recreation visits
  3. 3.
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    (NC-TN) 10.1 million recreation visits
  4. 4.
    George Washington Memorial Parkway
    (DC-MD-VA) 7.5 million recreation visits
  5. 5.
    Lincoln Memorial
    (DC) 7.1 million recreation visits
  6. 6.
    Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    (AZ-NV) 6.9 million recreation visits
  7. 7.
    Gateway National Recreation Area
    (NJ-NY) 6.0 million recreation visits
  8. 8.
    Natchez Trace Parkway
    (MS-AL-TN) 5.8 million recreation visits
  9. 9.
    Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
    (DC-MD-WV) 5.1 million recreation visits
  10. 10.
    Grand Canyon National Park
    (AZ) 4.8 million recreation visits