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Human values and codes of behavior: Changes in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness visitors and their attitudes

Publications Posted on: April 30, 2015
A study of visitors to Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness in 1965 offered a baseline against which to evaluate how those who recreate in wilderness have changed their views of wilderness. A study of visitors to that same wilderness area in 1993 provided comparative data.

Wilderness visitor experiences: A selective review of 50 years of research

Publications Posted on: March 22, 2012
Two of the foremost conclusions from 50 years of research on wilderness visitors are that experiences are highly idiosyncratic and visitors are highly adaptable. The reasons people visit wilderness, their experiential aspirations, and their experiences in wilderness vary greatly among people and within people from visit to visit.