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More people than ever are visiting Zion National Park. That's actually causing problems.

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More people than ever are visiting Zion National Park. That's actually causing problems.

WATCH  | The National Park Service turned 100 this year, and more people are visiting America's national parks than ever before. But that's actually causing problems at Utah's Zion National Park.

I can never say we're loving it to death. But are we overusing it? That is definitely a concern here.
Aly Baltrus, Zion National Park

Crowd control has been a huge issue for the park. Last year, 3.6 million people visited the park, and it's already up another 10 percent.

The park is working on a multi-year plan to figure out how many people can fit in the park without damaging resources. 

But it's hard to tell visitors not to visit a national park -- though the long lines and scarce parking are a deterrent. 

The crowds, however, are leading to more graffiti, trash and damaged plant life, said Aly Baltrus, chief of interpretation and visitor service at the park.

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