Park Visitation

Parks are important areas where people recreate and take in nature. Park visitation is an indicator of the number of people benefitting from parks.

Children at Bandelier National Monument, by Andrew Dunn, via WikiMedia Commons.

How is it measured?

Park visitation was scored by comparing the number of people who visited state and national parks in the most recent year of data (2019) to the number of annual park visitors between 2006 and 2019.