Economic Contributions to Communities

Trip-related spending by NPS visitors generates and supports a considerable amount of economic activity within park gateway communities.

This interactive tool displays results from the Visitor Spending Effects report series on the annual economic contributions of NPS visitor spending to local, state, and national economies. Learn more about the most recent report here.

Past copies of NPS Visitor Spending Effects Reports

Historical copies of the NPS Visitor Spending Effect Reports are available via the NPS Data Store.

Source: Data Store Collection 5553. To search for additional information, visit the Data Store.

Last updated: December 19, 2018


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