Earth Day: Where are the most popular U.S. National Parks on Facebook?


By Justin Lafferty Comment


In light of Earth Day, Facebook recently put out a list of the most checked-in U.S. National Parks, with Arizona’s Grand Canyon leading the list.

Of all the people who checked into a U.S. National Park on Facebook in 2013, 9 percent visited more than one National Park in that year. Interestingly, 12 percent of those who checked into a National Park on Facebook last year weren’t from the U.S. The top countries of international visitors to U.S. National Parks (according to Facebook check-in data): the U.K., Germany, Canada, Australia and France.

Among U.S. residents who checked into a National Park on Facebook, Washington D.C. was the most popular city of origin, followed by Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Diego and Denver.

Read below to find out the most checked-in U.S. National Parks on Facebook.

Top U.S. National Parks:

  1. Grand Canyon
  2. Yosemite
  3. Yellowstone
  4. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
  5. Great Smoky Mountains
  6. Zion
  7. Rocky Mountain
  8. Everglades
  9. Acadia
  10. Joshua Tree

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