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Pandemic is driving sharp decrease in US NP visitation

While there's been a great hunger during the coronavirus pandemic to get outdoors, closures and access restrictions have no doubt played a role in a nearly 20 percent decline in visits to the National Park System through July.


According to the National Park Service's prelininary year-to-date visitation count, through July traffic to the parks was off by 36.4 million.


https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2020/09/visits-national-park-system-down-more-36-million-through-july

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