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Definitions of wilderness have varied across time and cultures. Understanding the way that wilderness is perceived provides insight into both the level of support it receives in American society and the way in which it is managed within that context. Traditionally, definitions have been text-based. ...

Author(s)
Dilworth, G.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 295-299
Abstract

Previous research on wilderness experience and spirituality focuses on participants in women-only or mixed male and female groups. This qualitative research study investigated the spiritual impact of participation in a men-only canoe journey into a remote wilderness area. In-depth interviews were...

Author(s)
Heintzman, P.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 216-225
Abstract

This research aims to understand whether and how trail design and resource impacts influence the quality and quantity of restorative experiences. The focus of past research has been on understanding the quality-side (what happens). What is missing is a better understanding of the quantity-side of...

Author(s)
Pierskalla, C. D.; Siniscalchi, J. M.; Hammitt, W. E.; Smaldone, D. A.; Storck, S. J.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 497-508
Abstract

This study aims to describe on-site social carrying capacity from the users' perspectives, provide management applications, and refine constructs of product shift and rationalization used by visitors as coping responses to crowding. Data were gathered using on-site exit surveys of hikers in the...

Author(s)
Schuster, R. M.; Cole, D.; Hall, T.; Baker, J.; Oreskes, R.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 488-496
Abstract

Understanding the experiences sought by visitors to wilderness areas and how satisfied they are with their experiences is an important type of information for wilderness managers. Understanding how these dimensions are measures of the concept of "place" can help wilderness managers develop better...

Author(s)
Dawson, C. P.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 57-62
Abstract

This study explores perceptions of wilderness recreationists in the eastern USA, with a focus on definitions of wilderness areas and factors that may decrease enjoyment of the wilderness experience. The eventual aim is to compare these data with information collected from wilderness users in the...

Author(s)
Palso, N.; Graefe, A.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 597-600
Abstract

This study investigated the degree of distinctiveness in camper choice behaviors among developed, walk-in, and wilderness camp settings, all located with a 3-mile radius of each other. Objectives of the study were to determine if there were differences in the personal characteristics, experience...

Author(s)
Hammitt, W. E.; Kyle, G. T.; Absher, J.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 584-588