Acadia Ranked 10th Most Visited In 2009 

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says Acadia National Park was the 10th most heavily visited national park in 2009, with an estimated 2.2 million visitors.Across the country, 10 million more people visited the national parks last year than in 2008, a 3.9 percent increase.People recognize the national parks are America’s best idea, even during an economic downturn. He said more than 285 million people visited national parks and other units of the National Park System during 2009, up from just under 275 million in 2008.