An influence of forest fires not usually reckoned with is their negative effect upon the tourist business. Tourists shun areas that are smoke-filled with consequent loss of enjoyment and inspiration to themselves and a heavy reduction of business to those engaged in catering to their needs. Mr. Stanley has had an unusual opportunity to note the relation between forest fires and the volume of tourist traffic. What he reports for California is doubtless true in other regions where fires are prevalent.
Document Type: Journal Article
General Manager, Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association, Red Bluff, Calif.
Publication date: May 1, 1932
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