Public To Decide How $2 Million In Grants Will Be Split Among National Parks

Mount Rainier - Longmire Historic District Needs Our Votes!

Public To Decide How $2 Million In Grants Will Be Split Among National Parks

There are several ways you can support these efforts:

 - Encourage your constituents to vote for their favorite sites daily until July 5 at

- Post the voting link,, to your social channels and use #VoteYourPark to encourage public participation;

- Share park or site memories and photos via social media using #VoteYourPark;

- Visit Mount Rainier’s Longmire Historic District during the PIP Open House Weekend (June 18-19); or

- Host a media event at the site to raise awareness about the program.



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February 2018: A federal government analysis of outdoor recreation's economic impact reaffirms what many conservation groups have said for decades.  Outdoor recreation is big business. For the first time ever the U.S. Department of Commerce looked specifically at the economic impact of outdoor recreation and found that it contributed $373.7 billion to the nation's Gross Domestic Product in 2016, comprising 2 percent of the GDP.  See Report


A state study completed by the Recreation and Conservation Office in January 2015, finds that people in Washington spend nearly $22 billion each year hiking, skiing, boating, golfing, and in other outdoor pursuits.  See Study


January 2014: Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse in the United States, each year generating $646 billion in customer spending and 6.1 million direct jobs.  See Study

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