Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Most Visits Ever! 

The previous record was set in 2019 at $12,547,743.

Preliminary data for visits in 2021 sits at $14,141,272 visits!  Data will be confirmed at the end of the 1st quarter.
This is an increase of 16%, up $2,045,552, compared to $12,095,720 in 2020!

Records show Gatlinburg/Sugarlands, Oconaluftee, Townsend, and Look Rock were the most visited areas!

If you dig numbers – check out this chart which shows monthly visits to the park dating back to 1979!