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Economic Development

Outdoor Recreation Drives NH Business Creation and Growth

The outdoor recreation industry in New Hampshire accounts for over 2.2% of the state’s GDP. It provides employment for over 31,000 New Hampshire workers, accounting for 4.4% of total employment in the state.*

Businesses in the outdoor recreation industry are well supported in New Hampshire by public and private partners, local industry associations, business, and workforce development, a substantial and thriving state tourism strategy and numerous other resources.

State Partners

NH Travel and Tourism
artment of Natural & Cultural Resources
New Hampshi
re Fish and Game

Business and Industry Partners

Appalachian Mountain Club
Granite Outdoor Alliance
NH High Tech Alliance
NH Small Business Development Center
Outdoor Recreation Roundatable
Regional Economic Development Center