In Idaho, enjoying the outdoors is a way of life. More and more, Idahoans are turning their passion for the outdoors into business success, and manufacturers of outdoor products are taking note.

What better place to run your outdoor recreation business than a state where you can field-test your products right outside your back door? In Idaho, you’ll find a business environment that lets you operate at a fraction of the cost of other states. Our workforce is dedicated and highly skilled—plus, they’re the ones who use your products everyday, giving them a level of expertise you won’t find anywhere else.

Idaho is so excited about the outdoor recreation industry that we launched a campaign called Tested in Idaho.

Tested in Idaho is about showcasing the stories, the innovation, and the quality behind the companies creating industry leading outdoor products, and the places in Idaho that inspire and put those products to the ultimate test.

So take some time to explore Idaho’s outdoor recreation opportunities and pro-business climate. Once you get here, you won’t want to leave.

Outdoor Recreation Industry one-sheet

Outdoor Recreation Industry in Idaho

  • 267Establishments
  • 5,600Jobs
  • $50,600Average Yearly Earnings
  • 18%10-Year Projected Growth Rate