Explore the many state parks and national parks located within the United States with this interactive infographic. Each state in the nation is ranked based on its percentage of land that is made up of both state and national parks, you may be surprised to see which state earned the number one spot.
The infographic even highlights the states with the most state parks, three of which have an incredible 200+ within their borders, as well as a ranking of the states with the most national parks. The interactive map that is included is great for quickly finding a breakdown of this information, it’s easy to see which states claim the most parkland and which are lacking in this precious green space.
State Parks and National Parks are both deemed protected lands in order to preserve not only their beauty but also their historical importance and recreational potential. How does your state rank when it comes to the percentage of land that is dedicated to these parks?