N.C.: U.S. Forest Service implementing recreation fee changes

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Starting January 1, 2019, the U.S. Forest Service will increase recreation fees at 24 sites on the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests. For sites that are seasonally closed, fee increases will take effect on opening day.

This is the result of a fee proposal process that began in 2017 and included a 46-day public participation period, a published Federal Register Notice, and review and recommendations from the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (RRAC), a Federal Advisory Committee comprised of members of the public.

Read the full story from Caldwell Journal.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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