10 pictures from the top 10 most visited national parks in the United States
Each year millions of people visit our nation's best idea, our national parks. Here is a look at the 10 most visited national parks in the United States and why they are so popular.
Number 5: Zion National Park. 4,295,127 people visited Utah’s first national park. Zion hiking trails lead visitors to breathtaking views and there are hikes for all ages and abilities. As you explore keep an eye out for Zion’s diverse wildlife. Mule deer are common. Birders also flock to Zion, some highlights include a wide variety of birds of prey including raptors, such as cooper’s hawks, red-tailed hawks and american kestrels. But the bucket-lister for every bird watcher is the endangered California Condor.Photo by: Sarah Stio, NPS