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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park set a visitation record in 2021.

Grand Teton National Park set a new annual visitation record in September with three months still remaining in the year, according to preliminary data from the National Park Service (NPS).

Yahoo News reports that the park, located in western Wyoming, has had 3,493,937 recreation visits through September, already more than the previous annual record of 3,491,151 in 2018. The park’s annual data won’t be finalized until early next year.

September was the second busiest month on record with 570,584 recreation visits, according to the agency. That’s down from 603,789 in September 2020, but up from 517,265 in September 2019.

Grand Teton had 3,289,638 total recreational visits last year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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