While the true measure of a national park is its resources and the way in which visitors find meaning in them, the statistics below provide a number of ways to evaluate the work of the park.
Source: NPS Redbook, planning documents
The park maintains a total of 514.61 acres. 480.88 acres are owned by the Federal and 33.73 acres of non-federal land managed by the park.
Source: NPS Public Use Statistics Office
Total recreational visits per calendar year:
Annual Operating Budget
Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 - $1,452,000 (requested)
Source: NPS Greenbook
Did You Know?
A cell from the Hanoi Hilton (Vietnam War prison) has been re-constructed in the National Prisoner of War Museum. Known also as the Hoa Lo Prison, it was built by the French around 1900 to hold Vietnamese political prisoners. During the Vietnam War, the prison held United States servicemen who faced horrific conditions and torture while imprisoned there.