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Crowding Issues In National Parks Drawing Concern And Brainstorming

Key to ongoing debates into how to manage seemingly ever growing visitation at Zion and Yellowstone, Yosemite and Acadia, and Glacier and Grand Canyon national parks is the notion of how national parks should be preserved and protected for future generations. It's a natural conversation in light of what one might call overcrowding of these places.

Yellowstone National Park Visitors Show Age Diversity, But Not Much Racial Diversity

Not too many years ago there was a concern that the national parks were losing their relevancy with the American public. Crowds that have been swarming the park system since last year seem to have eased that concern, though if Yellowstone National Park is an indication, the park system still lacks racial diversity among its visitors.