Title

Select metrics describing the operations of America's state park systems

Description

This dataset contains annual descriptive statistics characterizing the operations of each of the 50 state park systems in the United States between 1984 and 2017.

Document Type

Dataset

DCMI Type

Dataset

File Format

.csv, .txt

Publication Date

5-22-2019

Funder

National Association of State Park Directors

Publisher

Utah State University

Methodology

See Smith, J. W., & Leung, Y. -F. (2018). 2018 outlook and analysis letter: The vital statistics of America’s state park systems. Logan, UT: Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, Department of Environment and Society, Utah State University. Available at: http://extension.usu.edu/iort/ou-files/2018_outlook_and_analysis_report.pdf

Referenced by

Smith, J. W., Wilkins, E. J., & Leung, Y. -F. (2019). Attendance trends threaten future operations of America's state park systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1902314116

Start Date

1-1-1984

End Date

12-31-2017

Language

eng

Code Lists

see README file

Disciplines

Other Social and Behavioral Sciences

Files

readme.txt (2 kB)
MD5: b984f366e55f097d7c969f73dd49355e

americas_state_park_systems.csv (113 kB)
MD5: 963d8e3532b6afeba61735d1080c8c48

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