Virginia State Parks visitation reached record high last year
By Staff Reports
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: January 23, 6:00 am)
New River Trail State Park attracted more than one million visitors and had nearly 6 percent more attendance than in 2011.
The trail that passes through Carroll and Grayson counties and Galax followed the trend that allowed Virginia State Parks to set a new attendance record in 2012.
State parks attracted 8.366 million visitors, an increase of 7 percent. The new record is a 4 percent increase over the previous attendance record of 8.065 million visitors, set in 2010.
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