The National Park Service preserves America’s natural and cultural treasures, attracting visitors from across the country and around the world. The national parks support nearly 318,000 jobs and $34.9 billion in economic activity annually. The 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 is an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy by preparing the National Park Service to serve domestic and international visitors for the next century.
Value of needed national park maintenance repairs currently backlogged.
Transportation projects – including roads, bridges, tunnels and transit services – comprise more than half of the backlogged maintenance repairs.