Attendance at Maryland State Parks up 45% in 2020

February 16, 2021

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced a 45 percent increase in final attendance for Maryland State Parks in 2020 compared to the previous record-setting visitation attendance in 2019. In 2020, Maryland State Parks welcomed 21.5 million visitors, compared to 14.9 million in 2019.  In addition, State Parks reported a record 292 capacity closures across 11 parks statewide last year. Eye On Annapolis