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Zinke Announces $35.8 Billion Added to U.S. Economy in 2017 due to National Park Visitation

WASHINGTON – As the nation celebrates National Park Week, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today 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. According the annual National Park Service report, 2017 National Park […]