Comments for: Springtime visits to national parks plunge; Acadia official blames wet weather

Posted July 06, 2011, at 5:39 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Go ahead, blame harsh weather or high gas prices for a marked reduction in visits to Yosemite and other national parks so far this year. The summer droves, though, are returning. In other words, the time to really beat the crowds may have passed. At traditionally popular parks …

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