Friday, May 12, 2017

Zion, Bryce combined to bring $445 million to southwest Utah

Tourism to southwest Utah’s national parks and monuments brought more than $1 billion to the local economy in 2016, according to report issued by the National Parks Service. A combined 7.6 million visitors spent an estimated $506 million while visiting Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument and Pipe Springs National Monument, supporting nearly 7,300 jobs across southwestern Utah, according to the annual peer-reviewed economic analysis. The Spectrum