OR: State parks break camping record, higher fees coming

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The number of people camping in Oregon’s state parks reached new heights in 2018.

Oregon welcomed more visitors than ever before to its 57 campgrounds, while state park attendance overall hit its second-highest mark in state history.

In response, Oregon is planning a pilot program that will increase fees at its most popular parks while decreasing fees at less-visited parks to spread visitors out.

Read the full story from Statesman 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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