PASSPORT // NATIONAL PARKS
With breathtaking scenery and endless activity, U.S. national parks a perfect summer getaway.
Did You Know?//
In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill to create Yellowstone National national park.
President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill to create the National Park Service in 1916.
In 1920, automobiles helped boost national park attendance to more than million per year.
More than 285 million people visited national parks in 2009.
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deltaskymag.com June 2010