9 Underrated National Parks You Should Visit in 2021
Less-crowded but not less beautiful, and worthy of a visit


With 63 U.S. national parks spanning a variety of ecosystems, the U.S. National Park System offers seemingly endless opportunities for outdoor adventure. Yet most visitors tend to gravitate toward our most iconic and well-known ones. In 2020, 57 percent of all recreational visits to a national park were to the 10 most visited: Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone, Zion, Rocky Mountain, Grand Teton, Grand Canyon, Cuyahoga Valley, Acadia, Olympic, and Joshua Tree National Parks.


Publisher:
AFAR
Author:
Jesse Beck
Story Date:
4/16/2021
Story Regions:
~ Midwest Region U.S., ~ South Region U.S., ~ West Region U.S.
Place Groupings:
Attraction, Lodging
Story Categories: