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Grand Canyon draws nearly $1 billion in economic benefit

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A report released Tuesday by the National Park Service showed the Grand Canyon had a total benefit on the local economy of $904.3 million in 2016.

The report showed that nearly six million people visited the Arizona tourist attraction last year, spending $648.1 million in nearby communities. That spending helped fund 9,779 jobs.

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