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Oregon Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Participation and Priorities

Spending by Oregon residents on OHV riding trips (local and distant, day and multi-day) was an estimated $100 million per year across the state. In turn, this expenditure contributed 869 jobs, $35 million in value added, and $23 million in labor income.


ATV Participation Priorities


On a per-trip basis, Oregon resident OHV riders spent more than OHV riders across all national forests in the country, perhaps due in part to more riders in each travel party and more nights per trip. Spending by Oregon residents on OHV riding trips (local and distant, day and multi-day) was an estimated $100 million per year across the state. In turn, this expenditure contributed 869 jobs, $35 million in value added, and $23 million in labor income. When out-of-state visitors are included, the estimated amounts increase to 1,120 jobs, $45 million in value added, and $29 million in labor income.

Published January 2019

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