#10 Glacier National Park from 10 Most Visited National Parks

10 Most Visited National Parks

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#10 Glacier National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

2,190,374 vs 2,162,035 (+1.3%)

Location: Montana, on border with Canada

Area: 1,583 sq miles

Reasons to visit Glacier NP

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#9 Acadia National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

2,254,922 vs 2,431,052 (-7.25%)

Location: Mt. Desert Island, Maine

Area: 74.14 sq miles

Reasons to visit Acadia NP

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#8 Grand Teton National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

2,688,795 vs 2,705,256 (-0.6%)

Location: Northwestern Wyoming

Area: 484 sq miles

Reasons to visit Grand Teton NP

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#7 Zion National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

2,807,387 vs 2,973,607 (-5.6%)

Location: Near Springdale, Utah

Area: 229.1 sq miles

Reasons to visit Zion NP

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#6 Rocky Mountain National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

2,991,141 vs 3,229,617 (-7.4%)

Location: North-central Colorado

Area: 415 sq miles

Reasons to visit Rocky Mountain NP

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#5 Olympic National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

3,085,340 vs 2,824,908 (+9.2%)

Location: Olympic Peninsula, Washington 

Area: 1,442 sq miles

Reasons to visit Olympic NP

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#4 Yellowstone National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

3,188,030 vs 3,447,729 (-7.5%)

Location: Wyoming, Montana and Idaho

Area: 3,468 sq miles

Reasons to visit Yellowstone NP

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#3 Yosemite National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

3,691,192 vs 3,853,404 (-4.2%)

Location: Central-eastern California

Area: 1,190 sq miles

Reasons to visit Yosemite NP

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#2 Grand Canyon National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

4,564,841 vs 4,421,352 (+3.25%)

Location: Arizona

Area: 1,902 sq miles

Reasons to visit Grand Canyon NP

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#1 Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Visits, 2013 vs 2012 (% change):

9,354,695 vs 9,685,829 (-3.4%)

Location: Blue Ridge Mountains, Tennessee 

Area: 816 sq miles

Reasons to visit Great Smoky Mountains NP

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