- This national park covers over 522,419 acres, making it one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States. It is the most visited national park in the United States.
- It was the first national park whose land and other costs were paid for in part with federal funds; previous parks were funded wholly with state money or private funds.
- There are 850 miles of hiking trails and unpaved roads located within the park, including seventy miles of the Appalachian Trail.
- Behind hiking and basic sight seeing, fishing and fly fishing are the next most popular activities in this park. The park's waters have long had a reputation for healthy trout activity as well as challenging fishing terrain. Brook trout, brown trout and rainbow trout are all common in this area.
- Between 8-10 million people visit this national park each year, making it the most visited national park in the country.
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