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Unformatted text preview: ional historic site, and a national recreation area, receive more than 5.6 million visits annually and are an important component of tourism and the overall outdoor recreation system in the state. Visits to national parks in Colorado are projected to rise 1% (56,400 visits) in 2012. The state’s outdoor recreation system also includes national forests and Bureau of Land Management lands; state, county, and city parks; and open-space areas. Historically, these areas have attracted more visitors than the state’s national parks. Colorado’s state parks alone attract more than 11 million visitors each year. As the economy recovers, the outdoor recreation industry will continue to benefit from consumers’ interest in finding affordable ways to relax and spend time with family. COLORADO nATIOnAL PARKS vISITS COLORADO NATIONAL PARKS VISITS 2004–2012 2004-2012 (In Thousands) (In Thousands) Parks Bent's Old Fort NHS Sand Creek Massacre NHSc Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP Colorado NM Curecanti NRA Dinosaur NMd Florissant Fossi...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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