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Economic Impact of Recreational Trails

Economic Impact of Recreational Trails

Multi-use trails provide both community-wide and business specific economic development opportunities. Trails increase transportation linkages, expand and conserve greenways, and can provide a much-needed “shot in the arm” for downtown businesses. Most importantly, trails have become “the central focus of tourist activities in some communities and the impetus for kick-starting a stagnating economy. Clearly trails, […]

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Motorized Recreation in Trailside Communities: A case study of Cheese Country Trail users and economic impacts

Motorized Recreation in Trailside Communities: A case study of Cheese Country Trail users and economic impacts

Motorized use of recreation trails is an important activity throughout the Lake States and an important component of outdoor recreation in Wisconsin.  It is an enjoyable activity for all ages and an important form of outdoor recreation for older adults.  Places to ride and trails that connect communities provide a unique way for motorized recreationists […]

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