The 10 Most 'Outdoorsy' U.S. States

When you think of the most green, open air, woodsy states, which first come to mind?

For us, it's Colorado, Vermont, California, Alaska—you know, the typical U.S. states that are most commonly associated with the great outdoors.

But that's just our opinion. If you want to know which states are actually the most "outdoorsy" based on real data, well then you can turn to the ranking compiled by the folks behind the popular shopping app called Retale.

They used critical data to considered everything from the number of recreational hiking trails in a state and the number of campgrounds, to the number of rock climbing locations, sailing schools and even fly fishing spots.

The interactive infographic below shows where each state ranked.

Are you surprised by number one? Do you think a certain state deserves a higher spot? Let us know in the comments below or Tweet us @theactivetimes!


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