Glacier brings big chunk

By | July 21, 2014

The Daily Inter Lake reports that National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study. More than 2 million visitors were recorded at Glacier National Park in Northwest Montana, spending more than $178 million. That was nearly half of the $397.3 million spent in Montana by visitors to parks and monuments run by the National Park Service.  Read the full story here.

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