Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy

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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