The Facts

Outdoor recreation is a huge driver of economic activity

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#1

Alaska is the top-ranked state in the country for outdoor participation (tied with Montana).

Source: Outdoor Industry Association

$3.2 Billion

Consumer spending in Alaska tied to outdoor recreation.

81%

Percent of Alaskans who participate in outdoor recreation each year.

38,100+ Jobs

Attributed to Alaska’s outdoor recreation sector.

61%

Percent of visitors who engage in at least one outdoor recreation activity in Alaska

50%

Percent of residents cite fishing and hunting opportunities as a reason they live in Alaska