The outdoor recreation industry is evolving rapidly. These resources offer context for what's happening and what's needed.
The Center has partnered with the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable on a newly developed resource for communities building up their outdoor recreation economies.
This study by Travel Oregon demonstrates the importance of Oregon’s vast range of outdoor recreation opportunities to the state’s economy.
This 2020 report by the Outdoor Industry Association offers an in-depth look at 2019 industry numbers, capturing the scope and scale of the pre-COVID outdoor recreation industry.
In addition to the courses and programs offered through the Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy, Oregon State offers a number of for-credit courses and degree programs designed to equip you for a satisfying career in the outdoor industry.
Looking to get started in the outdoor economy? Here are a few useful job boards to get you on your way.