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25 Most Photographed Parks in the U.S. and Canada



Central Park Conservancy in New York, New York

Local parks offer fresh air, sunlight, and an abundance of beautiful scenery. In celebration of these amazing local spots, we’ve rounded up the top 25 most photographed parks in the US and Canada that are definitely worth a visit during your travels this spring and summer. From spectacular national parks, to man-made modern parks, this list has some bucket-list spots you won’t want to miss. Bring a friend, take a family trip, or go on a solo adventure.

  1. Central Park Conservancy, New York, New York
  2. Balboa Park, San Diego, California
  3. Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, California
Joshua Tree National Park in Twentynine Palms, California
  1. Grand Canyon National Park – Grand Canyon, Arizona

The Grand Canyon is definitely a must visit!!! The views are absolutely gorgeous and breathtaking!! Mother Nature at its finest!!! Definitely check out Mather Point & Train Depot for photos! Train depot is an awesome spot for photos, videos, & panoramic photos!!

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  1. Yosemite National Park – Yosemite National Park, California
Yosemite National Park, California
  1. The High Line – New York, New York
  2. Zion National Park – Springdale, Utah
  3. Diamond Head State Monument – Honolulu, Hawaii
Diamond Head State Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii
  1. La Jolla Cove – La Jolla, California
  2. Torrey Pines State Reserve – La Jolla, California
  3. Muir Woods National Monument – Mill Valley, California
  4. Arches National Park – Moab, Utah
  5. Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – North Vancouver, British Columbia

Absolutely beautiful park to go to! I’m terrified of heights, but this suspension bridge is one of those things you HAVE to go to if you’re here in Vancouver. We went in the early afternoon, on a weekday, and the parking was fine. It was amazing to see all the views on a nice sunny day, and I bet it’s just as incredible at night with lights.

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  1. Valley of Fire State Park – Overton, Nevada
  2. Mission Peak Regional Preserve – Fremont, California
  3. International Rose Test Garden – Portland, Oregon
  4. Point Lobos State Natural Reserve – Carmel, California
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve in Carmel, California
  1. Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois
  2. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve – Honolulu, Hawaii
  3. Bryce Canyon National Park – Bryce, Utah

We are blessed to live in a country with so many amazing national parks. This park is spectacular. The hiking is amazing and you can see so many beautiful sites even if you don’t hike. We came in the off season and there weren’t many visitors. Our family had an amazing time making family memories here. There were plenty of different hikes to suit our mood and the desire for harder or easier hikes.

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  1. Bryant Park – New York, New York
  2. Stanley Park – Vancouver, British Columbia
  3. Niagara Falls State Park – Niagara Falls, New York
  4. Toronto Island – Toronto, Ontario
  5. Martin Goodman Trail – Toronto, Ontario

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Most Photographed Parks in the US according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the parks category, then ranked those spots based on how frequently users submit photos. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of March 27, 2023. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of March 27, 2023.

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