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25 Oct 2021
National Parks

NPS: Unprecedented Visits 

Birthday-Celebrating Park Service Smashes Visitation Mark Buoyed by a yearlong birthday bash, the National Park Service crushed its all-time visitation record by nearly 17.5 million. The system’s 413 units, which includes national parks, battlefields, historic sites, monuments and other designations, attracted 324,696,417 recreational visits in…

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More NPS Attendance Marks Fall 

With prominent parks such as Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Zion, Olympic and Grand Teton enjoying historic attendance, National Park Service has set visitation records for the second straight year, according to preliminary figures. (NOTE: Clicking on an image will launch a full-sized gallery…

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$26M for NPS Projects 

Above photo: B. Monginoux /Landscape-Photo.net (Creative Commons license) An ambitious project to rehabilitate and restore the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park is among 106 initiatives, representing an investment of $26 million, announced by the National Park Service to help parks prepare…