Wilderness Recreation Demand: A Comparison of Travel Cost and On-Site Cost Models

  • Authors: Bowker, J.M.; Askew, A.; Seymour, L.; Zhu, J.P.; English, D.; Starbuck, C.M.
  • Publication Year: 2009
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: In: Zinkhan, C.; Stansell, B., eds. Southern Forest Workers: proceedings of the annual meeting; 2009. Chapel Hill, NC: The Forestland Group. 156-164.

Abstract

This study used travel cost and on-site day cost models, coupled with the Forest Service’s National Visitor Use Monitoring data, to examine the demand for and value of recreation access to designated Wilderness.

  • Citation: Bowker, J.M.; Askew, A.; Seymour, L.; Zhu, J.P.; English, D.; Starbuck, C.M. 2009. Wilderness Recreation Demand: A Comparison of Travel Cost and On-Site Cost Models. In: Zinkhan, C.; Stansell, B., eds. Southern Forest Workers: proceedings of the annual meeting; 2009. Chapel Hill, NC: The Forestland Group. 156-164.
  • Keywords: Wilderness, recreation, travel cost, on-site day cost, consumer surplus
  • Posted Date: September 16, 2010
  • Modified Date: February 14, 2011
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