This fully updated second edition presents a conceptual framework of outdoor recreation management in the form of a series of management matrices. It then illustrates this framework through new and updated case studies in the US national parks, and concludes with the principles of outdoor recreation management.
Written by an author team with extensive academic and practical experience in the field of outdoor recreation, the book:
- Develops and presents a matrix-based framework of strategies and practices for managing outdoor recreation in a sustainable way.
- Illustrates application of best management practices through a series of case studies in diverse national parks.
- Includes lecture slides and online matrices to aid the teaching of outdoor recreation management to a new generation.
Managing Outdoor Recreation, 2nd Edition is an essential resource for undergraduate and graduate students of parks, outdoor recreation and related subjects, as well as a helpful tool for practitioners.
Suitable for undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of parks and outdoor recreation.