Economic Impact

The economic impact of outdoor recreation in New Mexico will be reviewed and assessed in the Plan, including:

  • Economic projections for outdoor recreation spending nationally;

  • Estimates on outdoor recreation spending in the state;

  • Current outdoor recreation trends in tourism and the importance of tourism to New Mexico’s economy and future; and

  • Economic impact of outdoor recreation events and activities in the state.

Check back here for updates as the Plan develops.

If you'd like to share your ideas about the Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation, please contact us.


The 2021-2026 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is in accordance with the Land and Water Conservation Fund State Assistance Program Federal Financial Assistance Manual Volume 69 and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965.

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