Outdoor Recreation Economy
2006 Active Outdoor Recreation Economy Report
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The Active Outdoor Recreation Economy by the Outdoor Industry Foundation, estimates the $730 billion economic contribution of active outdoor recreation (bicycling, camping, fishing, hunting, paddling, snow sports, wildlife viewing, and trail-running, hiking, climbing) to the U.S. economy. The report demonstrates the active outdoor recreation is more than just Big Fun – it is a huge economic driver throughout the United States. The report is more than just a tally of industry gear sales. It estimates travel-related expenditures, jobs and taxes generated, and includes a regional breakout of active outdoor recreation impacts on regional economies.