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National Parks properties have $2.11B economic impact on Tennessee

Great Smoky MOuntains National Park

National parks in Tennessee have a $2.11 billion economic impact to the state, bringing in 10,407,084 visitors and creating 19,652 jobs in the state. A recent report from the National Park Service highlighted the economic impact park properties have to the states where they are located. Visitors to national parks spent an estimated $1.37 billion in the state alone. National park properties in Tennessee include Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Natchez Trace Parkway, Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, Obed Wild and Scenic River, Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, Shiloh National Military Park, Stones River National Battlefield, and Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.