Blue Trails boost local economies

Guy Jones

“River recreation is increasing in Columbia, South Carolina and across the country. We’re seeing communities working to improve river recreation and protect their rivers through the creation of Blue Trails. And we’re seeing this giving a boost to local economies. The Congaree River Blue Trail in Columbia is a shining example. Since the creation of the Congaree River Blue Trail, I have seen a spike in the number of people enjoying the river through recreation. And enjoyment and protection of the great outdoors is simply downright valuable.”

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