As of 2018, the National Park Service employs approximately 27,000 employees who oversee 419 units, of which 61 are designated national parks. There is a national park in every state except for Delaware where adventure seekers can hike; swim and see all kinds of wildlife.
In honor of Parks and Recreation Month, we have outlined the best U.S. national parks to explore this summer. The results are in; and here they are, courtesy of U.S. News.
- Glacier National Park
- Grand Canyon
- Zion National Park
- Gran Teton National Park
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Arches National Park
- Rocky Mountain National Park
- Acadia National Park
Together, the national parks in the NPS draw in over 330 million visitors each year. Get #outside and #explore #parks today!