Special Report

The Most Visited US National Parks in 2020

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13. Glacier
> Recreation visits in 2020: 1,698,864
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 2.5%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 2,366,056 — #10 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 3.0%
> 5-year change in visits: -28.2%

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12. Yosemite
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,268,313
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 3.3%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 4,150,217 — #4 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 5.2%
> 5-year change in visits: -45.3%

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11. Indiana Dunes
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,293,106
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 3.4%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 1,640,195 — #16 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 2.0%
> 5-year change in visits: 39.8%

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10. Joshua Tree
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,399,542
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 3.5%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 2,025,756 — #12 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 2.5%
> 5-year change in visits: 18.5%

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9. Olympic
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,499,177
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 3.7%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 3,263,761 — #7 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 4.1%
> 5-year change in visits: -23.4%

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8. Acadia
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,669,034
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 3.9%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 2,811,184 — #9 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 3.5%
> 5-year change in visits: -5.1%

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7. Cuyahoga Valley
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,755,628
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 4.1%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 2,284,612 — #11 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 2.8%
> 5-year change in visits: 20.6%

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6. Grand Canyon
> Recreation visits in 2020: 2,897,098
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 4.3%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 5,520,736 — #2 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 6.9%
> 5-year change in visits: -47.5%

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5. Grand Teton
> Recreation visits in 2020: 3,289,638
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 4.8%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 3,149,921 — #8 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 3.9%
> 5-year change in visits: 4.4%

4. Rocky Mountain
> Recreation visits in 2020: 3,305,199
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2020: 4.9%
> Recreation visits in 2015: 4,155,916 — #3 out of 63
> Share of all NP recreation visits in 2015: 5.2%
> 5-year change in visits: -20.5%