Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy

Outdoor Industry Association



In 2012 the Outdoor Industry Association made news when they came out with the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Consumer Spending numbers at $13.2 Billion…

Well, the new 2016 numbers are out and it tells a different story… $28 BILLION!!!

Outdoor recreation has a BIG impact on Colorado’s economy. $28 Billion in consumer spending, 229,000 direct jobs, $9.7 billion in wages and salaries, and $2 billion in state and local tax revenue. Ask your elected officials to protect public lands so our economy can continue to #ThriveOutside.

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