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Camper characteristics differ at public and commercial campgrounds in New EnglandAuthor(s): Wilbur F. LaPage
Source: Research Note NE-59. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionEarly findings from a 5-year panel survey of New England campers' changing leisure habits are reported. A significant number of campers interviewed at four commercial campgrounds differed in their camping behavior from campers at four state park and national forest campgrounds. The most apparent differences are the higher degree of mobility and the larger dollar investment in camping equipment of the commercial campground visitors.
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CitationLaPage, Wilbur F. 1967. Camper characteristics differ at public and commercial campgrounds in New England. Research Note NE-59. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
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