Thousands of Federal Campgrounds Will Close as Government Shuts Down

Thousands of Federal Campgrounds Will Close as Government Shuts Down

Thousands of campgrounds operated by the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the Army Corps of Engineers, and other federal agencies will close until Congress can agree on funding for the federal government.

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National Park Service Extends Comment Period for Fee Increase

National Park Service Extends Comment Period for Fee Increase

The National Park Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior have announced that the public comment period for proposed fee increases at 17 national parks has been extended to December 22nd. Under the proposal, the peak season entrance fee for a seven-day pass to each park would be $70...

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Massive Fee Increases Proposed for National Parks in 2018

Massive Fee Increases Proposed for National Parks in 2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke – photo by Gage Skidmore The National Park Service and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today plans to increase entrance fees during peak season at many of the nation’s busiest national parks by up to 180%. The proposed new entrance fee...

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North Face, REI, and More Caution Sec. Zinke from Revoking National Monuments

North Face, REI, and More Caution Sec. Zinke from Revoking National Monuments

The Secretary, who was to visit all of the concerned sites before Thursday’s deadline, has only visited 8 and is currently on vacation in the Mediterranian.

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