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Impact of Gasoline Constraints Should Be Considered in Managing Federal Recreation Facilities
CED-81-111: Published: Jun 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1981.
During 1979 and 1980, when gasoline was in short supply and prices rose, the public's use of outdoor recreation facilities was significantly affected. People tended to use facilities closer to home. Recreation officials observed: longer stays at campgrounds; less vehicular movement within and between recreation areas; increased use of tents; and use of smaller cars, trucks, and recreational vehicl...