ldaho’s Billion Dollar Motorized Recreation Industry

ldaho’s motorized recreation industry is BIG business

by National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)



ldaho’s motorized recreation industry is BIG business, contributing nearly $1 Billion combined in equipment, fuel, food, lodging, and more. There is an additional $543 million value added through employment. Local taxes, benefits, and labor income see a contribution of well over $250 million. The outdoor recreation industry is among the nation’s largest economic sectors from the smallest rural town to the largest city. This economic powerhouse creates billions in spending and millions of good paying jobs.

Published December 12, 2019

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