In 2015, Recreation Northwest released: The Economic Contribution of Outdoor Recreation to Whatcom County – 2015. This was the first study of it’s kind for Whatcom County and we’re excited to highlight the impact of outdoor recreation. The study was funded by Whatcom County, City of Bellingham, Port of Bellingham, and Bellingham Whatcom Tourism.
2020 Economic Analysis of Outdoor Recreation in Washington State (PDF)
NATIONAL Outdoor Industry Association, 2017:
The Outdoor Recreation Economy