State Park Attendance Up 5.6%
Moreau — The summer of 2012 was a great one for New York State Parks.
The Park system has welcomed nearly 43.7 million visitors so far this year, that’s a 5.6% increase or 2.3 million more people than in 2011.
The numbers represent visits to parks, campsites and historic sites from January 1st through the last weekend of August.
The park system is expecting a busy Labor Day weekend, with over 90 percent of the system’s campsites booked in advance and one last opportunity to enjoy swimming pools and beaches.