The Most Visited National Parks in the US

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43. Lassen Volcanic, California
> Recreational visits, 2021: 359,635 (or 0.39% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Hydrothermal sites, bubbling mud pots, and views from the Lassen Peak Volcano

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42. Kenai Fjords, Alaska
> Recreational visits, 2021: 411,782 (or 0.45% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Outflowing glaciers, and coastal fjords and islands

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41. Redwood, California
> Recreational visits, 2021: 435,879 (or 0.47% of all NP visits)
> Known for: The tallest trees on Earth

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40. Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
> Recreational visits, 2021: 515,774 (or 0.56% of all NP visits)
> Known for: The longest known cave system in the world

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39. Mesa Verde, Colorado
> Recreational visits, 2021: 548,477 (or 0.59% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings, and protecting the heritage of 26 Pueblos and Tribes

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38. Kings Canyon, California
> Recreational visits, 2021: 562,918 (or 0.63% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Deep valleys, skyscraping trees, and distinctive rock outcroppings

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37. Big Bend, Texas
> Recreational visits, 2021: 581,220 (or 0.006% of all NP visits)
> Known for: The Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, limestone cliffs, and clear dark night skies

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36. Petrified Forest, Arizona
> Recreational visits, 2021: 590,334 (or 0.64% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Colorful petrified wood and petroglyphs of Newspaper Rock

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35. Great Sand Dunes, Colorado
> Recreational visits, 2021: 602,613 (or 0.65% of all NP visits)
> Known for: The tallest dunes in North America

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34. Crater Lake, Oregon
> Recreational visits, 2021: 647,751 (or 0.70% of all NP visits)
> Known for: Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the US and one of the most pristine on the planet

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