Senior Administration Officials and Recreation Industry Leaders Discuss Recreation Expansion and Improvements

Senior Administration Officials and Recreation Industry Leaders Discuss Recreation Expansion and Improvements

Rec Leaders Meet at Skyland Resort
Recreation Leaders Meet at Skyland Resort

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service met with more than 30 representatives of the outdoor recreation industry at Shenandoah National Park April 24 to discuss improving visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters. The meeting was hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) at Skyland Resort – operated by National Park concessioner Delaware North.

Outdoor recreation is big business, generating $646 billion in direct spending and supporting 6+ million jobs across all 50 states. At Skyland Resort, ORIR members, key recreation company CEOs and senior administration officials discussed how improved infrastructure and increased opportunities for innovation and public-private partnerships will give more people the chance to enjoy healthy, active fun on their public lands and waters, while helping outdoor recreation continue to grow as a powerful and positive force in America.

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