Stunning U.S. National Parks With the Fewest Visitors
Woodrow Wilson established the National Park Service in 1916. At the time, there were 35 national parks and monuments across the United States — the first of which was Yellowstone National Park. Today there are more than 400 recognized national park areas, encompassing more than 84 million acres across the country.
Parks like the Grand Canyon and Great Smoky Mountains National Park attract millions of visitors each year, and for good reason: These places offer unmatched natural beauty that you should see at least once in your life. However, you can also connect with nature in profound ways with a visit to one of the lesser-known parks. These parks offer the same breathtaking experience, but unspoiled by crowds. Take a look at 15 of the least-visited national parks in the United States.