MT - Montana State Parks Experience Record Attendance for Fourth Straight Year
Jan 2, 2017
Flathead Lake state parks drew the most visitors in Montana during peak season
The outdoors are more popular than ever in Northwest Montana. Alongside record visitation at Glacier National Park, the state parks across this region and all of Montana experienced record attendance in 2016, according to annual data released last week. Montana State Parks drew more than 2.65 million visits in 2016, a 7 percent increase over 2015, according to statistics released by the state agency. The annual tally marks the fourth consecutive year of record visitation. Statewide visitation is up 33 percent over five years ago and 39 percent over the decade.