Camping in US NPs continues 15-year decline

The number of overnight camping stays in national parks has declined in the past 15 years.

More than 9.2 million overnight camping stays were recorded in the national parks 15 years ago in 1998. The number dropped to 8.54 million five years later in 2003; 7.99 million five years after that in 2008, and 7.91 million last year, in 2013.

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