Have you ever wondered which state has the most number of National Parks? On top of the list would be the state of California, with nine parks. Alaska has eight, Utah has five, and Colorado has four.

Have you ever wondered just how large Colorado's National Parks are? They are so big that they are larger than several small states, islands, and even some countries.

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America's Largest National Park

The largest National Park in the country is gigantic. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve in Alaska includes 13.2 million acres of land. The park is bigger than Yellowstone and Yosemite combined and is home to the 18,000-foot peak, Mount Saint Elias.

Colorado's Huge National Parks

Colorado has been pretty generous when setting aside land for National Parks. Take a look at the size of each park below.

Colorado's National Parks Are Larger Than These Nations

Colorado's National Parks are bigger than places like TahitiCuracao (Netherlands)Pine Island (Florida), and several other locations that probably wished they were as big as a Colorado National Park. We'll show off just how big each park is in Colorado in the gallery below before including a few more National Parks from our neighboring states for comparison.

Colorado’s National Parks Are Larger Than These Countries

Colorado's National Parks are some of the most visited places in America. Parks like Rocky Mountain National Park are so large that visitors often spend two or three days to see the entire park. Did you know Colorado's National Parks are so large they are even larger than some small nations? Let's take a look at some examples in the gallery below.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

LOOK: Colorado + Utah Parks Among Top 10 Most Dangerous National Parks

Check out the most dangerous National Parks located in Colorado and Utah. Find out the number of fatalities that have occurred in each park, and see which ones made the top 10. Have you been to any of these dangerous National Parks? Tell us about your experience with the chat feature on our station app.

Gallery Credit: Wes Adams

MORE: Enjoy an Easy Day Trip to These Iconic National Parks and More

You are about to be reminded just how many National Parks are within a few hours of Grand Junction.

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