Visitor attitudes and behaviors at a park and recreation setting in their relation to deteriorating environments

Hong Chul Shin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


The purpose of this study was to evaluate attitudes and behaviors of parks and recreation visitors related to environmentally harmful behavior in fragile parks and recreation areas. T-Test and Chi-Square analyses are utilized in finding visitors' attitudes and behaviors. The findings of this study were to provide implications for management in the development of appropriate management actions.