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The Outdoor Recreation Participation Report is the only detailed study of its kind tracking American participation trends in outdoor recreation. The study is based on an online survey capturing responses from over 40,000 Americans ages six and older and covers 114 different activities.

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Active Outdoor Recreation Participation Study, 2004

Active Outdoor Recreation Participation Study, 2003
This annual study reports participation among Americans aged 16 and older in 21 human-powered activities, from backpacking to climbing, camping to kayaking and snowshoeing to telemark skiing. Both participant and enthusiast (most frequent participant) numbers and six-year trend data is included in this 200+ page report. Demographic data is reported including: age, gender, ethnicity, household income, marital status, regional breakdowns, and presence of children under the age of 18 living at home. The report includes cross-tab data for each activity, a youth section (16-24 years old), a section on female participation, and a look at adventure travel.
File: Full Report
File Type: PDF
File Size: 1.1 MB

For a copy of this report, please call 303.444.3353.