Bicycle contribution: $2,091,000,000
($3.8 billion gross output)
Climbing/Hiking/Tent Camping: $3,266,000,000
($6 billion gross output)
Equestrian contribution: $6,139,000,000
($13.4 billion gross output, $7.8 billion nominal)
($14.1 billion gross output, $8.8 billion nominal)
Public agencies care that public lands and recreation bring economic benefit to the areas they serve. Bring this information with you when you are asking for amenities, more trail maintenance, more Rangers, etc. We trail users are much larger economic drivers that normally perceived!
CLICK HERE to see statistics in Excel spreadsheet.