An Analysis of the Outdoor Recreation and
Wilderness Situation in the United States: 1989-2040

A supporting technical document to the 1989 RPA Assessment

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OUTDOOR RECREATION AND WILDERNESS SITUATION

The Resource Base for Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness

The Demand for Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness

The Supply of Recreation

How Maximum Preferred Demand Compares to Availability of Recreation Opportunities

Social, Economic, and Environmental Implications of Demand-Supply Comparisons

 

Opportunities for Meeting Outdoor Recreation Needs

Obstacles Hindering Attainment of Opportunities

Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Program Implications


Cordell, H. Ken; John C. Bergstrom; Lawrence A. Hartmann; and Donald B.K. English. 1990. An Analysis of the Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Situation in the United States: 1989-2040. General Technical Report RM-189. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 112 p.