Special Report

America’s Most Visited National Parks

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25. Haleakala National Park
> Recreation visits in 2021: 853,181
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2021: 0.29% — #25 largest out of 52
> Recreation visits in 2017: 1,112,390 — #21 most
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2017: 0.34% — #21 most
> 5-year change in visits -23.3% — #10 largest decline

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24. Little River Canyon National Preserve
> Recreation visits in 2021: 862,606
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2021: 0.29% — #24 largest out of 52
> Recreation visits in 2017: 367,058 — #37 most
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2017: 0.11% — #37 most
> 5-year change in visits 135.0% — #1 largest increase

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23. Mojave National Preserve
> Recreation visits in 2021: 866,635
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2021: 0.29% — #23 largest out of 52
> Recreation visits in 2017: 716,604 — #24 most
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2017: 0.22% — #24 most
> 5-year change in visits 20.9% — #12 largest increase

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22. Canyonlands National Park
> Recreation visits in 2021: 911,594
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2021: 0.31% — #22 largest out of 52
> Recreation visits in 2017: 742,271 — #23 most
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2017: 0.22% — #23 most
> 5-year change in visits 22.8% — #10 largest increase

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21. Sequoia National Park
> Recreation visits in 2021: 1,059,548
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2021: 0.36% — #21 largest out of 52
> Recreation visits in 2017: 1,291,256 — #19 most
> Share of all National Park recreation visits in 2017: 0.39% — #19 most
> 5-year change in visits -17.9% — #14 largest decline

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