Glacier National Park breaks attendance record

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Posted: Oct 12, 2014 1:45 PM

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park has broken its record for most visitors in a single year. month

National Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson says that through Sept. 30, Glacier had welcomed about 2.25 million people in 2014.

That's almost 35,000 more than visited in the record-setting year of 1983, when just over 2.2 million visitors were counted.

And there's still three months left to count this year.

The Missoulian reports (http://bit.ly/1sq4EXa ) that this is the third-straight year Glacier has exceeded 2 million, and fifth in the last sixth.