published Jun 2018
A participant in outdoor recreation is defined as an individual who took part in one or more of 42 outdoor activities at least once during 2017.
published Jan 2010
by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
A Conservation Guidebook For Communities Along The Appalachian National Scenic Trail
published Feb 2013
Choosing between a business plan, an economic study, or a feasibility study
published Jun 1997
This 1997 paper estimates the value of a relatively new form of recreation: mountain biking. Its popularity has resulted in many documented conflicts, and its value must be estimated so an informed decision regarding trail allocation can be made. A travel cost model (TCM) is used to estimate the economic benefits, measured by consumer surplus, to the users of mountain bike trails near Moab, Utah.
published Mar 2018
by Randy Martin with Trailscape
In total, 6.1 million American livelihoods directly depend on outdoor recreation, making it a critical economic sector in the United States.
Aug 30, 2013
Expanding the traditional trail organization into an effective multi-modal initiative to get improved trail, sidewalks, bike lanes, and the support needed in your community.
published Dec 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate fitness and health adaptations from a training program riding all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and off-road motorcycles (ORM) as the exercise stimulus.
published Oct 2002
by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc., Jeff Vogel with DHM Design
Communities benefit in many ways from well-planned greenways and trails.
published Feb 2001
This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.
published Jun 2015
Fifty years ago President Johnson set in motion the establishment of a national system of trails for America. Since LBJ’s famous speech outlining his vision, America has accomplished much . . .
published Dec 2018
Greater Des Moines Water Trails will annually pour tens of millions of dollars into the regional economy, a new analysis shows.
posted Feb 19, 2018
by Sarah Hippensteel Hall, PhD with Miami Conservancy District, Lelia Mellen with National Park Service, Douglas Leed with Ohio Department of Natural Resources
How to connect economics with tourism.