Special Report

The Most Visited US National Parks in 2020

33. Wind Cave
> Recreation visits in 2020: 448,405
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.7%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 612,198 — #32 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.8%
> 5-year change in visits: -26.8%

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32. Great Sand Dunes
> Recreation visits in 2020: 461,532
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.7%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 299,513 — #47 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.4%
> 5-year change in visits: 54.1%

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31. Gateway Arch
> Recreation visits in 2020: 486,021
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.7%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 1,698,656 — #15 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 2.1%
> 5-year change in visits: -71.4%

30. Canyonlands
> Recreation visits in 2020: 493,914
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.7%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 634,607 — #30 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.8%
> 5-year change in visits: -22.2%

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29. Lassen Volcanic
> Recreation visits in 2020: 542,274
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.8%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 468,092 — #42 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.6%
> 5-year change in visits: 15.8%

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28. Theodore Roosevelt
> Recreation visits in 2020: 551,303
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.8%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 580,033 — #33 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.7%
> 5-year change in visits: -5.0%

27. Hawaii Volcanoes
> Recreation visits in 2020: 589,775
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 0.9%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 1,832,660 — #13 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 2.3%
> 5-year change in visits: -67.8%

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26. Crater Lake
> Recreation visits in 2020: 670,500
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 1.0%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 614,712 — #31 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.8%
> 5-year change in visits: 9.1%

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25. Everglades
> Recreation visits in 2020: 702,319
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 1.0%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 1,077,427 — #25 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 1.3%
> 5-year change in visits: -34.8%

24. Saguaro
> Recreation visits in 2020: 762,226
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 1.1%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 753,446 — #29 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 0.9%
> 5-year change in visits: 1.2%