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Tourism Spending on Buffalo National River High Last Year Despite Global Pandemic

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Kayakers navigate a section of Buffalo National River.

An unexpected number of visitors patronized national parks after a global pandemic was declared in 2020, including Buffalo National River. The National Park Service has issued a new report detailing the positive economic impact in Arkansas. 

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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