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Outdoor rec supports 10 percent of jobs in Park County

Jun 1, 2012 - The Associated Press

CODY -- A study says fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and similar activities support about 10 percent of the jobs in Park County.

The report from Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development says those outdoor activities contribute about $30 million annually to the Park County economy.

The study says lodging generated about $23 million in Park County during fiscal year 2011 and about 52 percent of that came from sportsmen.

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