filed under: economics of trails
by Noah Pollock
This research examines the economic impact of paddler recreation along the waterways of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile route traversing New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Published September 01, 2007
San Jose is developing a 100 mile trail network! View the handout!
A trail need not be over 100 miles in length to become a travel destination. Plenty of people desire shorter trail experiences and are willing to design a trip around them just the same.
This study builds on previous NRPA research on the economic importance of local park and recreation agencies by exploring the role that quality park amenities play in 21st century regional economic development.
The results are in! Here are our picks from the 230 photos submitted for the 2020 photo contest.