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Americans Still Visiting National Parks

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

President Trump announced a controversial decision last week to reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah. This week, the National Park Service has reduced the number of free entry days into many national parks while also contemplating fee increases. Most Americans have visited a national park recently and believe the country has the right amount of national lands.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 64% of American Adults have visited a national park within the past five years. Thirty-one percent (31%) have not. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 10-11, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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