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US National Parks are more popular than ever

Meridian Hill  Park, Washington, DC

While some on the US Congress are searching for ways to dispose of federally-owned lands, the public is visiting our national parks in record number. In 2016, for the third straight year, visitation to US National Parks reached an all-time high—perhaps reaching 325 million visitors when the final data for the year is in.


National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

By Brady McCombs

AP The Big Story

January 17, 2017

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