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Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse in the United States. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the outdoor recreation economy generated $689 billion* in consumer spending and 4.3 million jobs in 2020. As a business, you are the industry’s voice – learn more and be heard.

*Data from the 2020 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report. Read our statement in response to the latest data release and the impact of COVID-19 on the outdoor industry.

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The outdoor recreation economy generates
4.3 Million Direct National Jobs
$689 Billion In Consumer Spending

Review the full national and state-level data in the 2020 BEA report

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