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ERIC Number: ED018310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Aug
Pages: 28
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FOREST RECREATION FOR PROFIT, SELF-HELP SUGGESTIONS FOR RURAL AREAS DEVELOPMENT.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
FARMERS AND OTHER LAND OWNERS CAN UTILIZE WOODLAND FOR PROFIT BY DEVELOPING RECREATION AREAS. CAMPGROUND AND PICNIC AREAS CAN PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME AND CAN FIT IN WITH THE OPERATION OF OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES, SUCH AS A ROADSIDE STORE, A PRODUCE STAND, OR A FILLING STATION. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS IN PLANNING A RECREATION DEVELOPMENT INCLUDE--(1) DISTANCE FROM POPULATION CENTERS, (2) DISTANCE FROM MAIN ROADS, (3) NATURAL ATTRACTIONS, (4) TYPE OF DEVELOPMENT, (5) STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS, (6) LOCAL COMPETITION, (7) FINANCING, (8) BUSINESS ATTRACTIONS, AND (9) EXPANSION POSSIBILITIES. IN MAKING AN OVERALL PLAN, ONE SHOULD CONSIDER CAMPGROUND DESIGN AND LAYOUT, TENT AND TRAILER CAMP UNITS, PICNIC UNITS, PROPER SANITARY FACILITIES, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OBLIGATIONS AND PROBLEMS, AND SAFETY AND LIABILITY. SOURCES OF ASSISTANCE ARE LISTED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $0.25 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (SF)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
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