Visitor Use Monitoring and Management

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When Utahns need help managing recreation in their communities and on nearby public lands, the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism is there to help. Using big data, surveys, and other tools, the Institute's faculty and staff discover what all thos
What is the Institute of Outdoor Recreation And Tourism?

What is the Institute of Outdoor Recreation And Tourism?

When Utahns need help managing recreation in their communities and on nearby public lands, the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism is there to help. Using big data, surveys, and other tools, the Institute's faculty and staff discover what all thos...

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These manuals provides a guide for assessing backcountry trail and campsite conditions, as well as similar areas.
Backcountry Assessment Manuals

Backcountry Assessment Manuals

These manuals provides a guide for assessing backcountry trail and campsite conditions, as well as similar areas.

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Are the specific locations that drive Utah’s tourism economy? We use millions of social media posts to determine the exact geographic locations most visited by travelers to provide an accurate, scientifically-defensible understanding of these destinations
Mapping Utah's Most Visited Places

Mapping Utah's Most Visited Places

Are the specific locations that drive Utah’s tourism economy? We use millions of social media posts to determine the exact geographic locations most visited by travelers to provide an accurate, scientifically-defensible understanding of these destinations...

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Recreation Economics
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Each year, we release a report presenting the ‘vital statistics’ that characterize the operation and use of the nation’s 50 state park systems in which we detail trends relevant to for each of the following measures: attendance; operating expenditures; ca
Tracking America's State Park Systems

Tracking America's State Park Systems

Each year, we release a report presenting the ‘vital statistics’ that characterize the operation and use of the nation’s 50 state park systems in which we detail trends relevant to for each of the following measures: attendance; operating expenditures; ca...

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Visitor Use Monitoring for the USDA Forest ServiceBy sending research crews out to systematically sample trailheads, ski resorts, campgrounds, and roadside turn-outs, the Institute collects data on outdoor recreation use that the Forest Service then uses
Visitor Use Monitoring for the USDA Forest Service

Visitor Use Monitoring for the USDA Forest Service

Visitor Use Monitoring for the USDA Forest ServiceBy sending research crews out to systematically sample trailheads, ski resorts, campgrounds, and roadside turn-outs, the Institute collects data on outdoor recreation use that the Forest Service then uses ...

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It's more important than ever to have a firm grasp of basic principles for the management of recreation on protected lands. Listen to a conversation on "Challenges and Solutions to Keeping Parks and Public Lands from being Loved to Death: with experts to
Conservation Conversations Webinars

Conservation Conversations Webinars

It's more important than ever to have a firm grasp of basic principles for the management of recreation on protected lands. Listen to a conversation on "Challenges and Solutions to Keeping Parks and Public Lands from being Loved to Death: with experts to ...