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Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse in the United States, each year generating $788 billion* in consumer spending and 5.2 million jobs. As a business, you are the industry’s voice – learn more and be heard.

*Data from the 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report. 2017 national recreation economy report is available below.

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National

The outdoor recreation economy generates
5.2 Million Direct National Jobs
$788 Billion In Consumer Spending

Review the full national and state-level data in the 2019 BEA report

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Download the 2017 National Recreation Economy Report

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