That said, not all states are outdoorsy. The report mentioned above includes a survey that reveals the percentage of the population of each state that participates in outdoor recreation activities. The 10 most outdoorsy states are:
Texans, New Yorkers, and Alabamians clearly need to go out and spend some time in nature as less than 55% of them participate in outdoor activities.
The least outdoorsy people in the nation are New Jerseyans; less than 50% of them participate in outdoor recreational activities. What’s up, NJ? Didn’t you notice your amazing coastline? Go for a swim, a surf, or a paddle and raise those numbers!