ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — With so many entertainment venues shuttered or limited in operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, attendance shot up at state parks in Maryland, officials said Thursday.
Attendance at the state parks increased by 45% in 2020 to 21.5 million visitors, the Department of Natural Resources and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford said. Attendance numbers surpassed 2019, the previous record year, by September.READ MORE: 2nd Gentleman Doug Emhoff Talks To Annapolis Small Business Owners About How Federal Aid Helped Them Survive Pandemic
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