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Trends in developed forest camping


Garst, Barry A.; Williams, Dan R.; Roggenbuck, Joseph W. 2012. Trends in developed forest camping. In: Cordell, H. K., ed. RPA 2010 Recreation Trends Assessment. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-GTR-150. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 52-55.

Over the past 40 years, the number of forest campers has grown from 13 million in the 1960s to approximately 56 million in 2000 (table 4.6). Camping is now one of the more common ways that Americans spend time in the outdoors, with over one-fourth of the U.S. population participating in some form of camping.

Keywords: nature-based recreation, outdoor recreation, recreation projections, recreation trends, recreation visitation, 2010 RPA Assessment


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Trends in developed forest camping
Electronic Publish Date: July 2, 2013
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