The Most Visited National Parks in the US

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63. Gates of the Arctic, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 7,362 (or 0.01% of all NP visits)
> Known for: There are no roads or trails, park is virtually unchanged

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62. National Park of American Samoa, American Samoa
> Recreational visits, 2021: 8,495 (or 0.01% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Comprises seven South Pacific islands and atolls

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61. Kobuk Valley, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 11,540 (or 0.01% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Caribou, sand dunes, the Kobuk River, Onion Portage

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60. North Cascades, Washington
> Recreational visits, 2021: 17,855 (or 0.02% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Conifer-clad mountains, glaciers and lakes, as well as grizzly bears and wolves

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59. Lake Clark, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 18,278 (or 0.02% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Volcanoes steam, bears forage, mountains, and turquoise lakes

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58. Katmai, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 24,764 (or 0.02% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Brown bears and salmon

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57. Isle Royale, Michigan
> Recreational visits, 2021: 25,844 (or 0.03% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Being rugged and isolated, great for backpackers, boaters, and divers

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56. Wrangell-St. Elias, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 50,189 (or 0.05% of all NP visits)
> Known for: The park is the same size as Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, and Switzerland combined

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55. Dry Tortugas, Florida
> Recreational visits, 2021: 83,817 (or 0.09% of all NP visits)
> Known for: The 19th-century Fort Jefferson, protected coral reefs

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54. Glacier Bay, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 89,768 (or 0.10% of all NP visits)
> Known for: One of the world’s largest international protected areas, and having rugged mountains, glaciers, deep sheltered fjords

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