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USDA Forest Service
Recreation, Heritage & Wilderness Resources
Mail Stop 1125
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20090-1125

(202) 205-1706

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Recreation, Heritage & Wilderness Programs

National Visitor Use Monitoring Program.

The NVUM program has two concurrent goals. First, to produce estimates of the volume of recreation visitation to National Forests and Grasslands. Second, to produce descriptive information about that visitation, including activity participation, demographics, visit duration, measures of satisfaction, and trip spending connected to the visit.

Reports on visitation and visitor characteristics are now available through the NVUM results application This application contains results for all NVUM fieldwork since FY2005. The address for accessing the application is:



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Be a SECRET SHOPPER!

A Great Volunteering Opportunity! Do you have favorite national forests you enjoy visiting or have previously worked? Do you enjoy talking with forest visitors or driving remote areas of these forests? Then consider Volunteering to help us with the National Visitor Use Monitoring Project! Check out a brief synopsis about the program, or get the detailed information about your opportunities to become involved.

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