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Tourism to Grand Canyon National Park Creates $509 Million in Economic Benefits

 

April 15, 2015



Grand Canyon, Ariz. – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that over 4.7 million visitors to Grand Canyon National Park in 2014 spent $509 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 7,846 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $711 million.

“Grand Canyon welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world,” said Superintendent Dave Uberuaga. “We are delighted to share the story of this place and the experiences it provides. We also feature the park as a way to introduce our visitors to this part of the cou...



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