Most popular outdoor activities in the U.S. from 2009 to 2018

In 2018, running, jogging and trail running were the most popular outdoor activities amongst people in the U.S. aged six years and older, accounting for a total of 57.83 million participants. Another popular outdoor pastime for those in the U.S. was freshwater, saltwater and fly fishing, with the second highest number of participants.

Most popular outdoor activities in the United States from 2009 to 2018, by number of participants

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Number of respondents

20,069 respondents

Age group

6 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

A participant in outdoor recreation is defined as an individual who took part in one or more of 40 outdoor activities at least once. Included in those 40 activities are for example backpacking, bicycling, surfing and fishing.

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