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10 most-visited parks offer a range of virtual visits
Spending time outdoors can reduce stress and increase overall health. Stuck inside? You can still connect with nature with a virtual visit to a national park. Ten of the most visited national parks in the nation offer innovative ways for visitors cooped up at home to explore America the Beautiful.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The mist-shrouded peaks, verdant forests and numerous waterfalls of the Great Smoky Mountains straddle the border between Tennessee and North Carolina. This swath of American wilderness is typically the most visited park in the National Park system.
Its viewpoints have been painted and immortalized in poetry, and many are showcased via live webcams placed throughout the park. Gaze across Newfound Gap, check out the weather atop Clingmans Dome or soak up the views from Purchase Knob.
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Grand Canyon National Park
Many Americans are familiar with the colorful formations of the Grand Canyon, whether from visiting in person or seeing the iconic park in photos. While the views are undeniably beautiful, the park…