One Of Our Favorite Washington State Park’s Ranks #2 In The Nation
One Of Washington State Parks Ranks #2 In The Nation
It's always cool seeing articles where Washington State ranks high on places to visit in the nation.
Did Mount Rainier State Park Rank High On Park Survey?
As a true Washingtonian, there are still several state parks I haven't visited but I've got them on my bucket list. My wife loves hiking and her goal is to visit all of our state parks.
Travel Lemming released a data-backed ranking of all 63 US national parks.
Despite Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks seeing millions more visitors than North Cascades in 2022, the latter was crowned the #2 best park in the USA. Still, Mount Rainer was among the most positively reviewed parks in the country by visitors.
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Travel Lemming’s national parks ranking is based on an analysis of data scoring each park across six factors: affordability, accessibility, biodiversity, crowds, reviews, and weather.
The report revealed the following insights regarding Washington’s national parks:
North Cascades National Park ranks #2 overall in the country, beating out many better-known parks. The only more highly-ranked park in America is Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park.
Mount Rainier National Park ranked #30 overall, largely due to positive visitor reviews and accessibility. Still, the park scored lower on the affordability and weather factors.
Olympic National Park ranked #31 overall, largely brought down by being designated #57 in the affordability ranks. Still, it has the highest possible visitor review score of all national parks in the USA
You can read more about the survey and rankings here.