Recreation Industry News

$35.8 Billion Added to U.S. Economy in 2017 Due to National Parks

As the nation celebrates National Park Week, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion benefit to the nation's economy--a nearly $1 billion increase from 2016--and supported 306,000 jobs.

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