Social Distancing, Naturally
America’s national parks continue to be some of the nation’s biggest tourist draws, but the pandemic didn’t spare them a major decline in foot traffic. Recreational visits were down 27.6% system-wide in 2020, according to the National Park Service, as stay-at-home orders and temporary park closures left their marks. Still, plenty of people did venture out for some fresh air and socially distant recreation. Here are the 15 parks that drew the most visitors last year, including a few that actually managed to welcome more than they did in 2019.