Why We Exist
California is home to the nation’s largest active outdoor industry economy, contributing $44.5 billion in economic spending annually and 488,755 direct jobs, while supporting active lifestyles, community health and wellness, and a shared love for California’s majestic outdoors.The California Outdoor Recreation Partnership (CORP) represents the collective interests of member organizations and programs, within California, focused on politics, policy direction and funding in support of the active outdoor recreation industry. CORP educates legislators about the role that our industry plays in improving economic opportunity, community health and welcoming a diversity of outdoor enthusiasts across our great state.
Prioritizing Recreation Investments
Increased and direct investment in outdoor recreation projects and programs in support of improved infrastructure, stewardship, and equal access to outdoor recreation for all Californians.
- Pursue and advocate for funding related to recreation infrastructure, including investments in parks, trail maintenance, transportation, education, and new parks in under-parked communities.
- Support funding for conservation of California public lands, waters, and equitable access to them, including resource planning as well as climate resilience and adaptation for recreation infrastructure affected by fire, snow, flood, and coastal access. Where appropriate, support federal public lands policy as it relates to California, including forest service regional planning, Land and Water Conservation Fund distributions, wildfire mitigation, and flood control.