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15 Most Visited National Parks in 2016

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 16: <p>Spending time in the wilderness is one of the best ways to <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/quick-tips-handling-stress-work"><strong>cope better with stress</strong></a>, feel happier and have more self-esteem, according to <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/112/28/8567.abstract"><strong>science</strong></a>. Going on a hike or a camping trip in America’s national treasures, which are its parks, may be one of the <a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/adventure/n/unforgettable-bucket-list-trips-you-can-do-budget"><strong>best ideas you’ll have all year</strong></a>. The problem is which one. <a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/travel/national-parks/us-national-parks-you-didn-t-know-you-needed-see"><strong>You won’t make a mistake</strong></a> going to any of the ones on the following list, which is based on <a href="https://irma.nps.gov/Stats/SSRSReports/National%20Reports/Annual%20Park%20Ranking%20Report%20(1979%20-%20Last%20Calendar%20Year)"><strong>data</strong></a> provided by the NPS.</p>

15 Most Visited National Parks in 2016

Spending time in the wilderness is one of the best ways to cope better with stress, feel happier and have more self-esteem, according to science. Going on a hike or a camping trip in America’s national treasures, which are its parks, may be one of the best ideas you’ll have all year. The problem is which one. You won’t make a mistake going to any of the ones on the following list, which is based on data provided by the NPS.

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