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Estimating dispersed recreational use on Michigan's state and national forestsAuthor(s): Charles M. Nelson; Joel A. Lynch
Source: In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1994 April 10-12; Saratoga Springs, NY.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 13-16
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA study to estimate dispersed recreational use on three Michigan public forests was conducted April-December 1992. Use was estimated to be 9.3 hours per acre over the period. Travelers to the forests accounted for 45% of the use and inholders within the forests who did not drive a car or truck onto the public lands accounted for 55%. Hunting, offroad vehicle use and hiking/walking were the most frequently cited principle dispersed activities.
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CitationNelson, Charles M.; Lynch, Joel A. 1995. Estimating dispersed recreational use on Michigan''s state and national forests. In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1994 April 10-12; Saratoga Springs, NY.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 13-16
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