Zion National Park is considering a limit to its number of visitors

Zion National Park is one of the most popular parks in all of America. They are anticipating a record 4 million visitors by year’s end, which would be an increase from last year’s 3.66 million visitors. The problem is, their facilities and the land can’t handle that influx.

RELATED: 5 alternatives to the most crowded national parks in America

According to a news release, Zion National Park is considering a limit on the number of visitors that can use the park during peak times.

“During the height of the summer season it is now common for visitors to wait in long lines to enter the park and board the park shuttle,” the release states. “This increase in visitation stresses park infrastructure, can degrade natural and cultural resources and adversely affects the visitors’s park experience.”

To help with this overwhelming increase, they are beginning a Visitor Use Management Plan. They are currently asking the public for input via this survey, and are intent on devising plans that aim to balance visitor use with measures that will help prevent negative impact on the land.

Park spokeswoman Aly Baltrus told The Salt Lake Union Tribune, “We haven’t found the perfect answer. I think it’s going to take a lot of little things.”

Zion National Park. Photo: Courtesy of National Park Service

Zion National Park. Photo: Courtesy of National Park Service

More from GrindTV

Mélanie Astles makes history as Red Bull Air Race's first and only female pilot

These 5 adventure women are living the dream and taking us along on Instagram

5 Indonesian surf escapes to do right now