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Austin Explorer  
#1 Posted : Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:59:57 PM(UTC)
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Looking for the most remote hiking experience possible? The National Parks Service released data on park visitation and the top 10 least visited parks is now available.

All of the top 10 in the list are remote and on the edges of the US. Six of the 10 are in Alaska. One is in American Samoa in the middle of the Pacific. None of those are a surprise.

North Cascades National Park is just three hours from Seattle and only saw 30,000 visitors in 2020 (yes, the pandemic cut every park's numbers down last year). There are more glaciers here than in Glacier National Park. Yes, road access is tough in winter but this one is the biggest mystery to me.

North Cascades NP
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Austin Explorer  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:43:31 PM(UTC)
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Thinking about visited North Cascades National Park since it's so lightly visited? Earth Trekkers has provided a list of 12 great North Cascades hikes.
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