Study Suggests Fee Increase Could Price People out of Parks

By | December 7, 2017

A hiker in Glacier National Park in this Hungry Horse News file photo.

The Hungry Horse News reports that a new study by the University of Montana Institute of Tourism and Research argues that while an increase in weekly fees to large national parks like Yellowstone and Glacier will result in more funds for the Park Service, it could mean less money to neighboring businesses. The Park Service, under U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, has proposed raising the weekly entrance fee from $30 for a seven-day pass to $70 for a seven-day pass during the peak season. Read the full story here.

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