10 Most-Visited National Parks in the United States


7. Olympic National Park, Washington State

Located west of Seattle in Washington State, Olympic National Park drew 2,824,908 visitors in 2012, making it the seventh most-visited national park. Dedicated as Olympic National Monument by in 1909 by then-President Theodore Roosevelt, Olympic National Park gained official national park recognition in 1938, when it was designated by then-President Franklin Roosevelt. Containing beaches right on the Pacific, interior rain forests and glaciers, Olympic National Park is open year round.

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