Tourism Works: The Economic Impact on Fremont County
Travelers spent over $125 million in Fremont County, Wyoming in 2016.
Every overnight stay, every stop at a gas station, every meal, every wander through a gallery or museum in Fremont County benefits the community in the form of spending, job creation, and tax collections.
Most of these travelers are headed to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks to see Wyoming’s amazing wildlife including bears and wolves. Wildlife is worth much more alive than dead. One wolf alive benefits millions of tourists and the communities surrounding the National Parks, whereas one hunting tag only costs $9.00 and benefits one person. What’s the correct management of our predators? Trophy hunting or preservation?
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