Special Report

The Most Visited US National Parks in 2020

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43. Redwood
> Recreation visits in 2020: 265,177
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.4%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 527,143 — #38 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.7%
> 5-year change in visits: -49.7%

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42. Mesa Verde
> Recreation visits in 2020: 287,477
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.4%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 547,325 — #37 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.7%
> 5-year change in visits: -47.5%

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41. Mammoth Cave
> Recreation visits in 2020: 290,392
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.4%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 566,895 — #34 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.7%
> 5-year change in visits: -48.8%

40. Haleakala
> Recreation visits in 2020: 319,147
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.5%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 1,216,772 — #21 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 1.5%
> 5-year change in visits: -73.8%

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39. Black Canyon of the Gunnison
> Recreation visits in 2020: 341,620
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.5%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 209,166 — #50 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.3%
> 5-year change in visits: 63.3%

38. Petrified Forest
> Recreation visits in 2020: 384,483
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.6%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 793,225 — #28 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 1.0%
> 5-year change in visits: -51.5%

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37. Big Bend
> Recreation visits in 2020: 393,907
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.6%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 381,747 — #45 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.5%
> 5-year change in visits: 3.2%

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36. Biscayne
> Recreation visits in 2020: 402,770
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.6%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 508,164 — #39 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.6%
> 5-year change in visits: -20.7%

35. Kings Canyon
> Recreation visits in 2020: 415,077
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.6%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 468,106 — #41 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.6%
> 5-year change in visits: -11.3%

34. White Sands
> Recreation visits in 2020: 415,383
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.6%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 497,506 — #40 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.6%
> 5-year change in visits: -16.5%