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Outdoor Economy Research

The outdoor economy is a $788 billion dollar industry, generating 5.2 million jobs in the United States. Learn more about the power of outdoor recreation as it relates to economic development.

Special Report: New Outdoor Participant (Covid and Beyond), 2021Outdoor Industry Association

Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account, U.S. and States, 2019 | U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

The Outdoor Recreation Economy by State, 2019 | Headwater Economics

Recreation Counties Attract New Residents and Higher Incomes, 2019 | Headwater Economics

Economic Impact, 2019Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

National Recreation Economy Report, 2017 | Outdoor Industry Association