Recreational Use of Land in the United States
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section I. Land Use and Recreation
The problemDiscussion of termsTypes of recreational areasTypes of wild life reservations.
Recreational resourcesRecreational needs of the peopleGeography of recreationSome competitors of recreational land useEconomic aspects of recreationFederal landsState and interstate systemsLocal systemsPark educational workThe national planState systemsThe Federal systemRecommendations for Federal action.
Section II. Recreational Resources and Human Requirements
1. History of Recreational Land Use in the United States
2. Recreational Needs of the People
3. Geography of Recreation
Land reliefsWater resourcesClimatesFlora and faunaConclusions.
4. Historic Sites and Recreation
Historical and archeological sites.
5. Some Competitors of Recreational Land Use
Private consumption of recreational resourcesWater pollutionLumberingGrazingDrainageArtificial stream controlConclusions.
6. Economic Aspects of Recreation
National expenditure for recreationGovernmental expenditure for recreationSources of fundsGovernmental income from recreationEconomic effects of developed recreational resources.
Section III. Present Extent and Use of Public Lands for Recreation
1. Federal Lands
Lands administered by the National Park ServiceLands administered for game and other wildlifeThe United States Forest ServiceBureau of ReclamationOffice of Indian AffairsGeneral Land OfficeFederal lands in territories and insular possessions.
2. State and Interstate Systems
State landsState holdings of the monument typeState trailsState forestsPartial recreation survey of representative State parks.
3. Local Systems
Metropolitan recreation areasMunicipal recreation areasCounty recreation areasTownship recreation areas.
Section IV. Program for Development of the Nation's Recreational Resources
1. Theory of Division of Responsibility for Recreation
Local, State, and Federal responsibilitiesDepartments and bureaus of the Federal Government.
2. Local Components
3. State Components
State and interstate systemsClassification of holdingsPrinciples of acquisition and developmentProbable extent of State park lands desirable for the United StatesState trailsState forestsFishing easements on streamsState recreation maps.
4. Federal Components
The Federal systemPrimeval areas and their protectionConclusionsNational parks and monumentsBiological reservationsNational forestsIndian reservationsReclamation projectsThe public domainTerritories and insular possessions.
5. Circulation Systems
Section V. Educational Opportunities of Recreation Areas
1. Educational Recreation
Educational program of the National ParkParks educational programEducation in State and municipal parks.
Appendix I. TableAreas Administered by the National Park Service
Appendix II. Map showing Game Refuges and Preserves, Audubon Sanctuaries, and Fish Hatcheries
Appendix III. Record of Primitive Areas Established by the Forest Service
Appendix IV. Natural Areas
Appendix V. The Present Status of Archeology in the United States
Appendix VI. Report on Illegal Excavations in Southwestern Ruins
Appendix VII. Questionnaires for Park Data
Appendix VIII. Archeological and Historic Sites Administered by the National Park Service
Appendix IX. Selected Bibliography
Appendix X. Tabulations