Imagine Main Street, Lander, Wyoming without NOLS in the Noble Hotel, no Wild Iris, no Gannett Peak Sports, no Good Place. Recreation is a large contributor to the Lander economy. To Fremont County’s economy. To Wyoming’s economy. To the U.S. economy.
This report from the Outdoor Industry Association spells out the dollars and cents of the recreation economy.
Wyoming’s economy works best when the energy development, recreation and agriculture sectors are given equal footing in policy-making decisions.