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Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

The purpose of this 2008-2012 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is to outline Montana's five-year plan for outdoor recreation management, conservation and development. It provides the strategic framework to guide recreation facility managers in planning and prioritizing resources for staff and funding and includes a timeline for implementation.

The entire plan, in PDF format, is divided into the following sections for faster downloading:

2008-2012 SCORP

2008-2012 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP)

This is the entire plan within one large PDF file.

Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan—Full Plan
(4.5 MB)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
(79 KB)

Executive Summary

Recreation facility supply, recreation demand, issues and gaps, goals, and strategic actions.

Executive Summary
(252 KB)

Chapter 1: Introduction to Planning Process & LWCF Program

SCORP purpose, planning process, LWCF program.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Planning Process & LWCF Program
(326 KB)

Chapter 2: Supply of Outdoor Recreation Facilities

Facility inventory, facility ownership, condition and needs.

Chapter 2: Supply of Outdoor Recreation Facilities
(628KB)

Chapter 3: Demand for Outdoor Recreation Facilities

Methodology, overview of resident and nonresident consumers, BRFSS results, ITRR resident studies, ITRR nonresident data, national recreation trends and implications, summary and implications.

Chapter 3: Demand for Outdoor Recreation Facilities
(1.7 MB)

Chapter 4: Issues for Outdoor Recreation in Montana

Recreation and health, gaps between supply and demand, ADA compliance, resources to manage and maintain facilities, LWCF grants.

Chapter 4: Issues for Outdoor Recreation in Montana
(258 KB)

Chapter 5: SCORP Strategy & Action Plan

SCORP goals, objectives and actions, OPSP-LWCF link, action table.

Chapter 5: SCORP Strategy & Action Plan
(370 KB)

Appendix A

Outdoor recreation facility manager online survey instrument.

Appendix A
(138 KB)

Appendix B

Online survey participants.

Appendix B
(59 KB)

Appendix C

Wetlands in Montana.

Appendix C
(190 KB)

Appendix D

Resources for Implementation.

Appendix D
(218 KB)

Appendix E

BRFSS 2002 and 2006 Survey Data.

Appendix E
(84 KB)