The Most Visited City Parks in the U.S.

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RankPark NameCityAnnual Visitorship
1Central ParkNew York37,500,000
2Lincoln ParkChicago20,000,000
3Mission Bay ParkSan Diego16,500,000
4Balboa ParkSan Diego14,000,000
5Golden Gate ParkSan Francisco13,000,000
6Forest ParkSt. Louis12,000,000
6Griffith ParkLos Angeles12,000,000
8Coney Island Beach and BoardwalkNew York10,600,000
9Fairmount ParkPhiladelphia10,000,000
9National MallWashington, D.C.10,000,000
11Cleveland Lakefront State ParkCleveland8,431,000
12Prospect ParkNew York8,000,000
13Hermann ParkHouston5,600,000
14Liberty State ParkJersey City, New Jersey5,326,978
15City ParkNew Orleans5,000,000
15Old Sacramento State Historic ParkSacramento5,000,000
15The PresidioSan Francisco5,000,000
18Fair ParkDallas4,999,300
19Chain of Lakes Regional ParkMinneapolis4,860,800
20Bryant ParkNew York4,200,000
21Millennium ParkChicago4,000,000
21Piedmont ParkAtlanta4,000,000
23Statue of Liberty National MonumentNew York3,833,288
24Independence National Historical ParkPhiladelphia3,751,007
25Green Lake ParkSeattle3,650,000
26White River State ParkIndianapolis3,300,000
27Memorial ParkHouston3,246,000
28Centennial Olympic ParkAtlanta3,200,000
29Battery ParkNew York3,000,000
29Belle Isle ParkDetroit3,000,000
29Como ParkSt. Paul, Minnesota3,000,000
29White River GreenwayIndianapolis3,000,000
33Riverside ParkNew York2,800,000
34Drew FieldJacksonville2,500,000
35Tower Grove ParkSt. Louis 2,485,300
36Jefferson National Expansion MemorialSt. Louis2,436,110
37Rockaway Beach and BoardwalkNew York2,300,000
38Lake Harriet Park/Lyndale ParkMinneapolis2,250,000
39Boston CommonBoston2,200,000
40Swope ParkKansas City, Missouri2,100,000
41Boston National Historical ParkBoston2,060,497
42City ParkDenver2,000,000
42Garden of the Gods ParkColorado Springs2,000,000
42Lyon ParkSt. Louis2,000,000
45Rock Creek ParkWashington, D.C.1,883,457
46Delaware ParkBuffalo1,800,000
47First Landing State ParkVirginia Beach1,762,464
48Schenley Park and PlazaPittsburgh1,750,000
49Country/Jaycee ParkGreensboro, North Carolina1,586,316
50Encanto ParkPhoenix1,500,000
50Louisville Waterfront ParkLouisville1,500,000
50Park at Lady Bird LakeAustin1,500,000
50Point State ParkPittsburgh1,500,000
50Town Lake Metropolitan ParkAustin1,500,000
50Trinity ParkFort Worth1,500,000
56San Antonio Missions National Historical ParkSan Antonio1,304,690
57Balloon Fiesta ParkAlbuquerque1,300,000
58Chugach State ParkAnchorage1,200,000
58Monon GreenwayIndianapolis1,200,000
58San Antonio RiverwalkSan Antonio1,200,000
61The EsplanadeBoston1,100,000
62Centennial ParkSanta Ana, California1,040,000
63Burke-Gilman TrailSeattle1,000,000
63Bushnell ParkHartford, Connecticut1,000,000
63Centennial ParkNashville1,000,000
63Eden ParkCincinnati1,000,000
63Jackson SquareNew Orleans1,000,000
63Longview Lake ParkKansas City, Missouri1,000,000
63Myriad GardensOklahoma City1,000,000
63Overton ParkMemphis1,000,000
63Tower Grove ParkSt. Louis1,000,000
72Timucuan Ecological & Historic PreserveJacksonville993,948
73Nu'uanu Pali State WaysideHonolulu905,300
74T.O. Fuller State ParkMemphis856,338
75Discovery GreenHouston850,000
75McCormick-Stillman ParkScottsdale, Arizona850,000
77Park Road ParkCharlotte815,980
78South Mountain ParkPhoenix787,305
79Audubon ParkNew Orleans770,000
80Cabrillo National MonumentSan Diego763,140
81Al Lopez (Horizon) ParkTampa750,000
81Franke ParkFort Wayne750,000
83Mount Trashmore ParkVirginia Beach711,651
84Land ParkSacramento710,000
85Woodward ParkFresno700,500
86Randall's IslandNew York700,000
87Freedom ParkCharlotte682,000
88Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic SiteAtlanta658,452
89El Dorado ParkLong Beach, California645,000
90Fairmount ParkRiverside, California641,000
91Eagle Creek ParkIndianapolis635,206
92Diamond Head State MonumentHonolulu634,300
93Julia Davis ParkBoise, Idaho629,067
94Fort McHenry National MonumentBaltimore611,582
95Ottawa ParkToledo600,000
96William B. Umstead State ParkRaleigh595,424
97Lewis and Clark LandingOmaha587,399
98Hermann SquareHouston584,000
99William W. Powers State Recreation AreaChicago575,000
100Pioneers ParkLincoln, Nebraska550,000
101Pullen ParkRaleigh540,000
102Tranquility ParkHouston517,000
103Sawyer PointCincinnati506,123
104Cherokee ParkLouisville500,000
104Heritage ParkIrvine, California500,000
104Meridian Hill ParkWashington, D.C.500,000
104Mohawk ParkTulsa500,000
104Riverside Park - CentralWichita500,000
104Seneca ParkLouisville500,000
104Shelby Farms ParkMemphis500,000
104Warner ParkMadison, Wisconsin500,000
112Adobe Dam Recreation AreaPhoenix438,310
113Bayfront ParkMiami433,362
114Town SquareAnchorage425,000