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Yellowstone National Park Setting Attendance Records

The National Park Service said Yellowstone has set September and year-to-date attendance records.

Yellowstone National Park Setting Attendance Records
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A lot of people are hitting the outdoors as the U.S. recovers from the pandemic. Yellowstone National Park has even set September and year-to-date attendance records.

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The National Park Service says nearly 873,000 people visited the park in September. That's a 4% increase from a year earlier. Additionally, nearly 4.5 million people have visited Yellowstone this year.