Parks, Recreation & Tourism

This guide is for students, faculty, and researchers in parks, recreation, and tourism (PRT) in the College of Health.

Web Resources

Starting Points

Human Kinetics
One of the premiere publishers of exercise and sports related information in book, journal, and Web format.

Island Press
From CABI Publishing

Sagamore Publishing


Academy of Leisure Sciences

American Hotel and Lodging Association

 American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

American Therapeutic Recreation Association

American Trails

Appalachian Mountain Club

Association for Experiential Education

European Association of Sport Management

George Wright Society

International Ecotourism Society (TIES) /

Leave No Trace

National Alliance For Youth Sports

National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification ® (NCTRC ®)

National Recreation and Park Association

National Sporting Goods Association

North American Society for Sport Management

Outdoor Education Australia

Outdoor Industry Association

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Resort and Commercial Recreation Association

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (formerly NARRP)

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

Sports & Fitness Industry Association (Formerly known as Sporting Goods Manufacturer's Association (SGMA)
Travel and Tourism Research Association

World Leisure and Recreation Association

World Tourism Organization (WTO)

World Travel and Tourism Council


Federal Agencies

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Tourism Industries Office

United States Department of the Interior

US Army Corps of Engineers

USDA Forest Service



Governor's Office of Planning and Budget

Ski Utah

State of Utah Department of Natural Resources 

Utah Avalanche Center

 Utah Division of Travel Development

Utah Sports Commission


Web Links

Bibliography of Economic Impacts of Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Sustainable Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

International Council on Monuments and Sites

National Center on Accessibility

National Outdoor Leadership School

World Resource Institute


Old Links ( Archived or Out of Date)

Natural Resources Research Information Pages (NRRIPS)

Tourism Research Links by René Waksberg

National Therapeutic Recreation Society (NTRS)

Utah Ski Database October 2002

Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library