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published Jan 1, 2020

Economic and Health Benefits of Walking, Hiking, and Bicycling on Recreational Trails in Washington State

by Washington Recreation and Conservation Office

Every county in Washington State benefits from walkers, runners, bikers, and backpackers using our beautiful trail systems. Ninety percent of Washington residents participate in non-motorized recreation annually.

categories: Hiking
tags: benefits of trails, health, economic

published Jan 1, 2019

Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits of Recreational Trails in Washington State

by Washington Recreation and Conservation Office

This report evaluates the economic, environmental, and social benefits of outdoor recreation activities associated with trails and their nexus with the economy of Washington.

categories: Hiking
tags: benefits of trails, economic

published Dec 31, 2008

The Business of Trails: A Compilation of Economic Benefits

by Terry Eastin with Mississippi River Trail, Inc.

An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.

categories: Hiking
tags: travel & tourism, healthcare, aging population

published Apr 1, 2001

Studies Weigh Mountain-Biking, Hiking Impacts

New research suggests that mountain suggests that mountain bikes and boots leave equal wear and tear on trails. How bikers ride and where hikers step may make more of a difference.

categories: Hiking
tags: sustainable trails, counting trail users, trail overcrowding and impact, leave no trace

Results from the Business Directory


Morton Trails, LLC

Founded by two-time Olympian John Morton, Morton Trails provides expert guidance in the planning, design, and construction of sport and recreational trail systems for cross country skiing, walking, running, hiking, bikin...


Vermont

American Hiking Society

As the only national voice for hiking, American Hiking Society envisions a world where every American has permanent access to a hiking trail.


8605 Second Ave., Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
1-800-972-8608 • [email protected]

Idaho Trails Association

The Idaho Trails Association promotes the continued enjoyment of Idaho’s hiking trails.


Idaho

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