North Dakota reports record camping numbers amid pandemic

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s 13 state parks have hit record camping numbers during the coronavirus pandemic. The state’s Parks and Recreation Department reported a 35% increase in campsite nights from May 1-Oct. 31 compared to the same period in 2019.  Camping boomed exponentially in September and October over 2019. Annual park pass sales were up 18% this year from 2019. Parks and Recreation Director Andrea Travnicek says people want to take advantage of the open spaces during the pandemic.

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