Va. State Parks stimulate over $226 million in visitor spending

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RICHMOND — Governor Ralph Northam announced last month that Virginia State Parks helped stimulate more than $226 million in visitor spending in 2017, including $104 million by out-of-state visitors.“With more than 10 million visitors in 2017, Virginia State Parks helped support approximately 3,500 jobs in communities across Virginia,” said Governor Northam. “From seasonal staff and park rangers, to restaurants, campgrounds, outfitters, convenience...

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