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Visitors spent $499M in communities near Yellowstone National Park in 2017, report says

May 7, 2018View for printing

A new National Park Service report shows the 4.1 million people who visited Yellowstone in 2017 spent $498.8 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 7,354 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $629.6 million.

“Yellowstone welcomes people from across the country and around the world who contribute significantly to the local economies in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho,” said superintendent Dan Wenk. ... -the-latest

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