This summer, ESCAPE FROM COVID-19 is a road movie. So by car, truck, van, RV and bus, Americans are packing our precious National Parks. And unfortunately, some will die. But are you safer traveling to the parks than staying home?
U.S. National Parks experienced 2,727 visitor deaths from 2007 to 2018. People died of natural causes, of suicide, and for many, accidents.
For example, in October, 2020, a 25-year-old-man fell to his death at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Arizona. When authorities recovered his body, they found the remains of other hikers who had also fallen from the steep height. Others have died while climbing (Glacier National
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