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Olympic National Park ranks fourth in KURU Footwear top ten hiking list

Staff Report | May 24, 2024 1:30 AM

MOSES LAKE – According to a May 22 statement from KURU Footwear, the organization conducted an analysis of all 63 U.S. National Parks to identify the top ten for hiking based on factors such as number of trails, trail length, average trail rating and park crowd levels.

The statement said that, according to the organization’s findings, Olympic National Park ranks as the fourth best national park for hiking in 2024.

According to the statement, the analysis also found that hiking every trail in the U.S. National Parks would take 11 years if you did one trail per day. The statement said 325.5 million Americans visited a national park in 2023, up more than 13 million people than the previous year.

Top 10 National Parks for Hikers in 2024:

Yosemite National Park (CA)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park (NC/TN)

Yellowstone National Park (WY)

Olympic National Park (WA)

Shenandoah National Park (VA)

Glacier National Park (MT)

Rocky Mountain National Park (CO)

Sequoia National Park (CA)

Grand Canyon National Park (AZ)

Kings Canyon National Park (CA)