July was the busiest month ever recorded in Grand Teton National Park as 828,777 people visited to hike look at the peaks and camp. The figure is a 9.7% increase from a busy July 2020 despite the COVID-19 outbreak and a 6.8% jump from July 2019, according to a park press release. July and August have traditionally been the busiest months of the year at the park. However recent trends include increased visitation in the spring and fall. More people were also camping in Grand Teton up 2.7% from 2019 and more people were trekking into the backcountry up 15.4%. Trail use alone was up by 21% as visitors sought out routes to explore the terrain.
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