Dale Ditmanson

Superintendent, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Superintendent of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the country's most heavily visited national park

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With the sagging economy, Americans are vacationing closer to home and the national parks are taking a beating. But that's been true for a long time.

The National Parks: Will America Save Them?

With the sagging economy, Americans are vacationing closer to home and the national parks are taking a beating. But that's been true for a long time.

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