August Visitation in Glacier Park Dipped As Wildfires Forced Closures

By | September 13, 2015

The Flathead Beacon has a story that begins… Wildfires burning in and around Glacier National Park likely played a part in a decline in visitation last month. An estimated 579,000 people visited Glacier in August, a 14 percent decline over last year, according to National Park Service statistics. It was the second lowest total for August in six years. Last year saw 675,119 people in August, the most on record for the month. August is typically the second busiest month in the year behind July. Read the full story here.

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