Outdoor Recreation Parks & Tourism


Student of the Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism program, Stpehanie Potter enjoys a picturesque day on Lake Superior.

Interested in Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism?

Students interested in Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism at Lakehead University will study....

  • Leadership and independent critical thinking
  • Awareness of social and environmental responsibilities
  • Recreational activities and leisure pursuits related to and dependent upon the natural environment
  • Areas of study in parks, tourism or leadership

What is Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism?

Our program includes:

  • Practical study in outdoor recreation
  • Research on nature-based recreation, parks and tourism
  • Activities from local to international scales, including Aboriginal and multi-cultural perspectives
  • Direct experience and interaction with practitioners 


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