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The benefits of neighbourhood parks have been well documented, yet there is a growing need for agencies to provide evidence beyond the anecdotal that demonstrates the impact of park renovations. Recent studies have examined whether park renovations correspond with increased visitation and physical...

Author(s)
Mowen, A. J.; Hickerson, B. D.; Kaczynski, A. T.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2013, 31, 1, pp unpaginated
Abstract

To meet the needs of visitors, managers must understand the motivations driving visitors to wilderness areas. This paper compares the motivations of different segments of users of Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania, . Factor analysis identified 5 motivation factors (social, escape, fun, nature ...

Author(s)
Graefe, A. R.; Thapa, B.; Confer, J. J.; Absher, J. D.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 107-112