2011, outdoor recreation reached the highest participation level in
the past five years. Nearly half of the U.S. population enjoyed
various forms of outdoor recreation. That equates to a total of 141.1
million Americans, thousands more participants than 2010.”*
- Sixty-seven percent of participants camped the most in public campgrounds.
- The average camper went on 4.97 camping trips.
- Participants traveled a mean of 190.6 miles away from home to camp.
- Almost half of all American campers plan their trips at least one month in advance.