Oregon national parks raised $58.5M in 2012

Oregon national parks raised $58.5M in 2012

About 875,000 people visited the state's national parks, supporting 924 jobs.

Oregon’s national parks include Crater Lake National Park, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and Oregon Caves National Monument, as well as parts of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, and Nez Perce National Historical Park.

“Parks are economic engines for local communities,” Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, said. “Parks are great investments in local communities.”

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