A new National Park Service report shows that 7,674,513 visitors to national parks in Washington spent $470 million in the state in 2015. That spending resulted in 6,364 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $631 million.
“The national parks of Washington attract visitors from across the country and around the world,” said Pacific West Regional Director Laura Joss. “Whether they are out for an afternoon, a school field trip, or a month-long family vacation, visitors come to have a great experience, and end up spending a little money along the way. This… Read More