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Arizona's Most Popular National Parks, Ranked

More than 10 million people visited Arizona's national parks last year, according to new figures released by the National Park Service.

The Park Service says more than $773 million of spending occurred in Arizona thanks to tourism to the parks, supporting dozens of jobs. Check out which parks were the most popular:

10.) Walnut Canyon National Monument

Visitors: 105,225
Visitor spending: $6,596,900
Jobs supported: 83

 

9.) Wupatki National Monument

Visitors: 160,338
Visitor spending: $10,052,200
Jobs supported: 128

 

8.) Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Visitors: 184,864
Visitor spending: $10,189,600
Jobs supported: 129

 


7.) Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Visitors: 194,379
Visitor spending: $12,074,900
Jobs supported: 166

 

6.) Montezuma Castle National Monument

Visitors: 326,836
Visitor spending: $20,490,400
Jobs supported: 287

 


5.) Petrified Forest National Park

Visitors: 603,512
Visitor spending: $38,621,300
Jobs supported: 475

 

4.) Saguaro National Park

Visitors: 678,261
Visitor spending: $41,150,700
Jobs supported: 569

 

3.) Canyon De Chelly National Monument

Visitors: 776,737
Visitor spending: $50,746,500
Jobs supported: 664

 


2.) Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Visitors: 4,420,353
Visitor spending: $231,398,100
Jobs supported: 2,628

 

1.) Grand Canyon National Park

Visitors: 4,564,841
Visitor spending: $476,194,800
Jobs supported: 6,238

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