last updated 20 Mar 2019

National Parks in America Ranked | The Discoverer
So, to help you determine which parks should be higher on your bucket list, we ranked each park based on their overall accessibility, facilities and accommodations, trails and attractions, crowds, and, of course, overall ‘wow’ factor, which we measured by photo ops and stunning scenery.

1.Yosemite National Park--CALIFORNIA
2. Glacier National Park--MONTANA
3. Olympic National Park--WASHINGTON
4. Mount Rainier National Park--WASHINGTON
5. Yellowstone National Park--WYOMING/MONTANA
6. Great Smoky Mountains National Park--TENNESSEE AND NORTH CAROLINA
7. Zion National Park--UTAH
8. North Cascades National Park--WASHINGTON
9. Grand Teton National Park--WYOMING
10. Rocky Mountain National Park--COLORADO
11. Denali National Park--ALASKA
12. Acadia National Park--MAINE
13. Death Valley National Park--CALIFORNIA
14. Shenandoah National Park  --VIRGINIA
15. Grand Canyon National Park--ARIZONA
16./17. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks--CALIFORNIA
18. Arches National Park--UTAH
19. Bryce Canyon National Park--UTAH
20. Redwood National and State Parks--CALIFORNIA
21. Kenai Fjords National Park--ALASKA
22. Lassen Volcanic National Park--CALIFORNIA
23. Katmai National Park and Preserve--ALASKA
24. Wrangell-St. Elias--ALASKA
25. Canyonlands National Park--UTAH
26. Crater Lake National Park--OREGON
27. Glacier Bay National Park--ALASKA
28. Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve--COLORADO
29. Isle Royale National Park--MICHIGAN
30. Cuyahoga Valley National Park--OHIO
31. Lake Clark National Park and Preserve--ALASKA
32. Big Bend National Park--TEXAS
33. Joshua Tree National Park--CALIFORNIA
34. Haleakalā National Park--MAUI, HAWAII
35. Virgin Islands National Park--VIRGIN ISLANDS
36. Capitol Reef National Park--UTAH
37. Everglades National Park--FLORIDA
38. Mesa Verde National Park--COLORADO
39. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park--HAWAII
40. Badlands National Park--SOUTH DAKOTA
41. Channel Islands National Park--CALIFORNIA
42. Biscayne National Park--NORTHERN FLORIDA KEYS
43. Great Basin National Park--NEVADA
44. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park--COLORADO
45. Pinnacles National Park--CALIFORNIA
46. Voyageurs National Park--MINNESOTA
47. Dry Tortugas National Park--FLORIDA
48. Mammoth Caves National Park--KENTUCKY
49. Guadalupe Mountains National Park--TEXAS
50. American Samoa National Park--AMERICAN TERRITORY OF SAMOA
51. Carlsbad Caverns National Park--NEW MEXICO
52. Gates of the Arctic National Park--ALASKA
53. Wind Cave National Park--SOUTH DAKOTA
54. Indiana Dunes National Park--INDIANA
55. Congaree National Park--SOUTH CAROLINA
56. Petrified Forest National Park--ARIZONA
57. Theodore Roosevelt National Park--NORTH DAKOTA
58. Saguaro National Park--ARIZONA
59. Hot Springs National Park--ARKANSAS
60. Gateway Arch National Park--ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
61. Kobuk Valley National Park--ALASKA
last updated 20 Mar 2019