recreationist

recreationist

[rek-ree-ey-shuh-nist]
noun
1.
a person who advocates that national parks, seashores, lakes, etc., be preserved in their natural state for recreation, farming, or scientific study.
2.
a person who frequently enjoys outdoor recreation, as camping and hiking.

Origin:
1900–05; recreation + -ist

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