Glacier National Park Economic Impact

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012 in Media, News & Archives | No Comments

From the February 29, 2012 edition of the Daily Inter Lake
By Jim Mann

A new report from the National Park Service finds that the record 2.2 million people who visited Glacier National Park in 2010 spent almost $110 million in and around the park.

According to the report, that spending supported 1,695 jobs in the greater Glacier area.

“Glacier National Park has historically been an economic driver in the state,” Glacier Superintendent Chas Cartwright said in a news release. “This report shows the value that the many goods and services provided by local businesses are to the park visitor, as well as employment opportunities for the area.”

Read the full article on the Daily Interlake site.

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