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Outdoor recreation contributes more than $12.3B to the economy, employs more than 110,000 people  and is the primary driver behind the tourism industry. Not only does Utah outdoor recreation create $737 million in state and local tax revenues, it is the reason for $3.9B in wages and salaries. Governor Herbert created Utah’s Office of Outdoor Recreation January 2013 as a result of the large contribution the industry plays in Utah’s economy. It is the first office of its kind in the country.

 

Our office aims to establish a nationwide recreation management standard, and ensure that the state’s natural assets can sustain economic growth for years to come. The private sector is a key partner in Utah’s success, and our state is committed to responsibly partnering with the business community.

Events

Feb 19

Outdoor Recreation Day on the Hill

February 19, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am MST

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Resources

Drop Us a Line

_Program Manager

Tara McKee

801-538-8686 tmckee@utah.gov

_Program Manager

India Nielsen

801-538-8705 indianielsen@utah.gov

_Program Specialist

Patrick Morrison

801-538-8652 patrickmorrison@utah.gov

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