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Parks and Forests Set new Records

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North Carolina's national and state parks from sea to mountains drew more visitors in 1963 than any other year in the state's history. Combined visitor counts for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, four national forests, 12 state parks, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore was over 19 million. This represented a gain of over 1.5 million visitors from 1962.