The Cost Of Enjoying National Parks | KUER 90.1

The Cost Of Enjoying National Parks

Feb 22, 2018

Americans love their national parks. But the agency that oversees them, the National Park Service, is facing budget cuts. And, worse, they’re $12 billion behind on a growing to-do list that includes repairing guard rails on steep cliffs and replacing broken campsite toilets. Their solution? Higher entrance fees. But KUER's Judy Fahys explains it's not that simple.

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Editor's note: This post has been corrected. A previous version of this story stated that the National Park Service is out of money, when in fact they are facing budget cuts.