National Parks Benefit You
June 24, 2021
The National Park Service today announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2020 resulted in a $28.6 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 234,000 jobs.
According to the National Parks Service website, there are 19 national parks in Pennsylvania. The closest national park to the Cove is the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historical Site in Gallitzin.
“The pandemic reminds us all of the importance of the outdoors not only to our economy, but also to our health and wellness,” said National Park Service Deputy Director Shawn Benge. “We ar...