These 5 State Spend The Most on Outdoors

Outside, “These 5 State Spend The Most on Outdoors,” July 2017 In April, the Outdoor Industry Association predicted that outdoor recreation in the United States is worth $887 billion and responsible for 7.6 million American jobs. On Wednesday, the trade group released individual reports that break down those numbers by state, with some surprising revelations. Each state reportContinue reading “These 5 State Spend The Most on Outdoors”

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The Outdoor Industry’s Estimated GDP Contribution Gets a Big Bump

Outside, The Outdoor Industry’s Estimated GDP Contribution Gets a Big Bump, April 25 2017 On Tuesday, the Outdoor Industry Association made a bold announcement: according to research done by the trade association, outdoor recreation now contributes $887 billion in direct consumer spending to the U.S. economy every year—$200 billion more than the industry’s initial estimate. TheContinue reading “The Outdoor Industry’s Estimated GDP Contribution Gets a Big Bump”