Statewide visitors to Idaho's 6 national park units contributed $24 million to local economies and supported 379 jobs. Nationally visitors to all 398 units of the National Park System contributed more than $30 billion to local economies and supported 252,000 jobs.
The entire National Park Service report which includes information on visitor spending by park and by state, is online at:
Click on Economic Benefits to Local Communities from National Park Visitation, 2011
For more information on national parks and how the National Park Service is working with communities in Idaho please visit: