Glacier National Park visitation down in August

By | September 20, 2015

The Hungry Horse News reports that three solid weeks of smoke from area wildfires resulted in about 14 percent less visitors to Glacier National Park in August. August visitation was at 579,000 people compared to 675,119 last year, but even so, the Park is still at an overall pace to break last year’s record mark, as visitation is up 2.1 percent due to a robust start to the tourist season. Total visitation for the year stands at 1.910 million compared to 1.87 million last year. Read the full story here.

 

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