White Sands generated $37 million for local economy in 2018

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White Sands National Monument brought in a lot of money to New Mexico. 

A National Park Service report shows White Sands had more than 600,000 visitors last year, bringing in $32 million. Altogether, it generated $37 million for the economy. 

The impressive number even comes after the government shutdown began on Dec. 22, 2018. Back in 2017, White Sands brought in $35 million. 

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