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User evaluation of campgrounds on two Michigan National Forests.Author(s): Robert C. Lucas
Source: Research Paper NC-44. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionCampground use on the Huron and Manistee National Forests in Michigan was studied in relation to resource characteristics, location, facilities provided, and visitor attitudes about the environment. Four factors in combination accounted for 69% of a variation in campground use per unit. Resource quality ratings made earlier as part of a nationwide Forest Service recreation resource inventory did not agree with visitors' ratings and had little relation to use variations. Overall resource quality ratings by visitors were most associated with their judgment of general environmental quality (essentially scenery).
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CitationLucas, Robert C. 1970. User evaluation of campgrounds on two Michigan National Forests. Research Paper NC-44. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordscampground evaluation, Huron National Forest, Manistee National Forest
- Satisfaction monitoring for quality control in campground management
- Valuing setting-based recreation for selected visitors to national forests in the southern United States
- High-fire-risk behavior in critical fire areas
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