National parks system attendance rose in 2007
WASHINGTON More than 275 million visits were recorded in America's national park system in 2007, an increase of three million visits from the previous year.
"Despite rising gas prices and the lure of electronic entertainment, this is great news," said National Park Service Director Mary A. Bomar. "With all the recreation choices available, national parks still draw more visits than Major League Baseball, the National Football League, professional basketball, soccer and NASCAR combined."
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