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.


Sep 11 2019
Sep 13 2019
ULCT Annual Convention (Visit our booth!)


Salt Lake Sheraton
150 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101


Sep 11 7:00am - Sep 13 9:00pm
Sep 14 2019
Sep 14 2019
Nine Mile Canyon Stewardship Day (Visit our booth!)


Nine Mile Ranch

Nine Mile Canyon Road
Wellington, UT 84542 United States


Sep 14 10:00am - Sep 14 6:30pm
Oct 22 2019
Oct 24 2019
Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit (Register now!)


1835 S Convention Center Dr, St. George, UT 84790


Oct 22 12:00am - Oct 24 12:00am


Drop Us a Line

_Program Manager

Tara McKee

801-538-8686 tmckee@utah.gov

_Program Specialist

Rose Smith

801-538-8652 rosesmith@utah.gov

_Program Assistant

Danielle Haddad

(801) 538-8714 dhaddad@utah.gov


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