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This Is How Much The Shutdown Cost Our National Parks Each Day

Н A HUFFINGTON POST GRAPHIC This Is How Much The Shutdown Cost Our National Parks Each Day Olympic National Park $291,380 Acadia National Park #9 Yellowstone National Park #34 $526,473 $945,205 Grand Teton National Park # 8 Yosemite National Park # 3 $1,198,432 Cuyahoga Valley #10 National Park $154,529 $1,002,428 Rocky Mountain National Park* $482,191 #6 Zion National Park* Grand Canyon National Park* #2 $349,679 $1,175,068 Great Smoky Mountains National Park #1 Scaled to daily revenue lost $2,312,398 *Some parks temporarily reopened as a result of donations from states to the National Park Service, including Grand Canyon National Park, open October 12-18, Rocky Mountain National Park, open October 11-20, and Zion National Park, open October 11-20. More Local Jobs Than Park Service Jobs At Stake $21M Local jobs Daily cost to local businesses near national parks during the last government shutdown in 1995-1996, in 2013 dollars National Park Service jobs, including contractors $30M Estimated daily cost to local businesses near national parks during the 2013 shutdown 11,766 6,825 5,607 5,572 3,033 2,401 1,673 6,593 3,331 819 When Parks Are Shut Down, Visitors Are Kept Out 6,849 Scaled to number of daily visitors lost 8,082 Acadia National Park Rocky Mountain National Park* 12,000 7,780 Grand Canyon National Park* 25,753 Olympic National Park 7,287 7,411 Zion National Park* Great Smoky Mountains National Park Grand Teton National Park 10,684 6,821 Yosemite National Park Cuyahoga Valley National Park 9,863 Yellowstone National Park THE HUFFINGTON POST Source: Pew, Headwater Economics, National Parks Conservation Association, National Park Service E Great Smoky Mountains National Park 9 Grand Canyo National Park* % Yosemite 8 National Park Yellowstone National Park Rocky Mountain National Park* Zion National яIРА Dlympic National Park A Grand Teton National Park * Acadia O National Park Cuyahoga Valley National Park

This Is How Much The Shutdown Cost Our National Parks Each Day

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The shutdown of the federal government has had a devastating impact on some of the most beautiful places in the country.

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