Outdoor fun is big business in Colorado: According to a new report from Outdoor Industry Association, outdoor recreation rakes in $28 billion per year here. About $12.8 billion comes from out-of-state visitors. Residents of the 2nd Congressional District (northwest Denver suburbs, Vail, Breckenridge) spend the most on outdoor recreation, followed by the 3rd Congressional District in western Colorado.
Outdoor Rec is Big Business in Colorado, Study Finds
The state's recreation industry brings in $28 billion per year.