County escapes worst of tourism drop
May 6, 2021
t’s no surprise that 2020 was a challenging year for the tourism industry across the nation. Wyoming, however, fared better than most places, according to a report the Wyoming Office of Tourism, and Crook was one of the least impacted counties in the state.
The 2020 Economic Impact of Travel in Wyoming report states that Wyoming’s travel economy only declined by 23%, compared to a national decline of 36%.
Crook County saw only a 17% decline, bested only by Washakie County at 16%. The highest recorded declines were in Converse, Sublette and Goshen Counties, all of which saw a 39% decline...