Where does Yosemite rank as best National Park for hiking?

Where does Yosemite rank as best National Park for hiking?

YOSEMITE, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Yosemite has ranked high on a list of the top 10 list national parks for hiking, according to a recent report.

The report by KURU Footwear considered all 63 national parks and looked at several metrics including the number of trails, miles of trails, and a high average trail rating score.

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They also determined the crowd density in each park by comparing the average number of daily visitors with the acreage of the park.

The list has placed Yosemite National Park at number one, and nearby Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Parks also ranked on the list.

Here are the top 10 parks to hike in:

  1. Yosemite National Park

  2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  3. Yellowstone National Park

  4. Olympic National Park

  5. Shenandoah National Park

  6. Glacier National Park

  7. Rocky Mountain National Park

  8. Sequoia National Park

  9. Grand Canyon National Park

  10. Kings Canyon National Park

According to the report, Yosemite took the number one slot with 278 trails, 4729 miles of trails and a 4.56 average trail rating. As for which national park gets the most visitors, Yosemite ranked fourth on that list with 4,501,382 visitors in 2023.

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