15 Least Visited National Parks in the USA

If you’re looking for an adventure-fueled getaway but want to beat the crowds, you should consider visiting the least visited National Parks in the United States.

If you’re anything like us, sometimes you just want to enjoy nature without the crowds. This is ultimately what draws us to some of these lesser-known parks and the main reason we love exploring them.

The parks on this list have had the least visitors over the past five years. We assure you these low visitor figures are not due to the parks’ lack of natural beauty but instead their difficult accessibility.


The Pinnacles National Park is located in rural California just east of Salinas Valley and is around 30 minutes from any nearby towns.

Pinnacles National Park, California

The Park provides a variety of action-packed activities including boating and kayaking. A main draw of the park is the variety of wildlife including being home to hundreds of bald eagles.

Voyageurs National Park

Located inside the park is the world’s most extensive Permian fossil reef which also includes the four tallest points in the state.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Congaree National Park

Hosting forested wetlands, swampy-style lakes, and some of the tallest deciduous trees in the world, Congaree is a spectacular natural beauty.

This national park’s rural location along with its small and intimate feel may be the reason it’s on this list of least visited national parks.

Virgin Islands National Park

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