Travel Oregon, in partnership with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), the Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation (OREC), Oregon Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) and Earth Economics, released a new Outdoor Recreation Economic Impact Study that demonstrates the importance of Oregon’s vast range of outdoor recreation opportunities to the state’s economy.
$15.6 BILLION IN OUTDOOR RECREATION SPENDING
$552 MILLION IN STATE AND LOCAL TAXES CREATED
$13 BILLION IN GDP CONTRIBUTIONS
224,000 FULL AND PART-TIME JOBS
$9.3 BILLION IN WAGES AND OTHER COMPENSATION