Jenny Lake

Snow collects on the trees and shoreline around Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park in late October. Visitation to the park last month soared 88% over October 2019.

Visits to Grand Teton National Park in October soared 88% over the same month a year ago, setting yet another record.

The news follows Yellowstone's report that October visits to that national park jumped 110% over October 2019.

Last month Teton park notched 351,173 recreation visits, compared with 186,487 in October 2019, a press release said.

The next-busiest October after 2020 was 2018, when there were 207,534 recreation visits to the park that month.

The park had 190,681 visits in October 2015, followed by 186,185 in October 2016 and 187,499 in October 2017.

Jennifer Dorsey is chief copy editor and Business section coordinator. She worked in Washington, D.C., and Chicago before moving to the Tetons.

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