Fishing activities

The Most Popular Recreational Activities – Syracuse Journal-Democrat

Summer is a leisure season. Warm weather beckons people outdoors every day and every season, but a quick glance through your living room window in June, July and August will illustrate how much people cherish any chance to hang out. in nature when the mercury rises. So how do people spend their time outdoors? According to a recent report by the Outdoor Foundation which studied participation in various sports and activities, the most popular outdoor activity in the United States is running. The Outdoor Foundation report says more than 61 million U.S. residents ran in 2019. To put that into perspective, 61 million people represent about 19% of the U.S. population aged six and older. Fishing was the second most popular outdoor recreational activity among adults in the United States, attracting more than 50 million participants. Outdoor recreation is also popular in Canada, where winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and hockey aren’t the only ways to enjoy the great outdoors. For example, the Trans Canada Trail, a recreational trail that connects all of Canada’s provinces and territories, attracts cyclists, joggers and hikers during warm seasons.