Top 10 National Parks in the world

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Plans are underway to establish many more national parks in India. All of the  national parks are listed below alongside their location.

1. Great Smoky Mountains

Location: North Carolina

Great Smoky Mountains

Incensed as one is Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which draws more than ten million visitors annually.it is popular peak with full of visitors always. Most visitors see the park from a mountain-skimming scenic highway; many take to the more than 800 miles of hiking trails across North Carolina and Tennessee.

2. Grand Canyon

Location:  Arizona

Grand Canyon

A mile deep and up to 18 miles wide at spots, the Grand Canyon is so vast that even from the best vantage point only a fraction of its 277 miles can be seen. In 2014, 4.8 million people witnessed the wonders of one of the largest canyons on Earth.

3. Yosemite National park

Location: California

Yosemite

California Park in 1890, nearly four million visitors come to this temple annually, most of them spending time in the Yosemite Valley. This mile-wide, 7-mile-long canyon was cut by a river and then widened and deepened by glacial action.

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4. Yellowstone

Location: Montana

Yellowstone

The world’s very first national park remains the showpiece of the National Park Service, visited by more than 3.5 million people a year. The stars are bison, bears, sheep, moose, and wolves. The vast reserve covering 2.2 million acres in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana has craggy peaks, explosive geysers, alpine lakes, deep forests, and a wealth of wild animals.

5. Rocky Mountain

Location: North America

Rocky Mountain

The main attraction at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado are Sweeping vistas. The park contains 150 lakes and 450 miles of streams, plus ecosystems ranging from wetlands to pine forests to montage areas to alpine tundra.

6. Olympic National Park

Location: Washington

Olympic

No roads cross through the park, which contains three distinct ecosystems: temperate rain forest (seen here), subalpine forest and wildflower meadow, and rugged Pacific shore. More than three million people a year explore the unspoiled terrain of Olympic in Washington State.

7. Zion National Park

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Location: Utah

Zion

The park’s striking vertical topography rock towers, sandstone canyons, and sharp cliffs attracts 3.5 million visitors every year.

Rising in Utah’s high plateau country, the Virgin River carves its way through Zion Canyon to the desert below.

8. Grand Teton

Location: Wyoming

Grand Teton

The park’s jewel like lakes, blue and white glaciers, and naked granite pinnacles attracts the 2.8 million visitors a year. The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the Wyoming valley floor, make one of the boldest geological statements in the Rockies.

9. Acadia

Location: Maine

Acadia

Most of the park is on Mount Desert Island, a patchwork of parkland, private property, and seaside villages. Sea and mountain meet at Acadia National Park in Maine.

10. Glacier

Location: Montana

Glacier

 

The park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road is considered by many to be one of the world’s most spectacular drives .Rounding out the top ten most popular parks is Glacier National Park, which covers over a million acres in Montana and draws 2.3 million people a year..

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