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National park tourism, spending recovers from pandemic but still lags

Cars line up to enter at the south entrance to the Grand Canyon in this 2018 file photo. After cratering during the pandemic, visits to national parks bounced back in 2021, not quite to pre-pandemic levels but high enough to give a significant boost to local economies. (Photo courtesy Grand Canyon National Park)

Cars line up to enter at the south entrance to the Grand Canyon in this 2018 file photo. After cratering during the pandemic, visits to national parks bounced back in 2021, not quite to pre-pandemic levels but high enough to give a significant boost to local economies. (Photo courtesy Grand Canyon National Park)

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