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America’s national parks are treasured territory, to say the least. But how much are they worth to see?
Entry fees at some of the most visited parks like Rocky Mountain and Joshua Tree could go up during the 2018 peak season — as high as $70 per family car.
- Elizabeth Shogren Washington correspondent, High Country News; @ShogrenE
- Holly Fretwell Outreach Director and Research Fellow, Property and Environment Research Center (PERC); @HollyFretwell
- Kristen Brengel Vice President of Government Affairs, National Parks Conservation Association; @NPCA
- David Bernhardt Deputy Secretary, Department of the Interior; @DOIDepSec
Your Photos Of National Parks
We asked you to share photos from your past trips to U.S. National Parks. Here’s some of what you sent us …
here's Crater Lake in Oregon from last year pic.twitter.com/qDahYmposM— Chris Hammack (@pacificobob) November 2, 2017
Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. One of my favorites. pic.twitter.com/1erTmffVya— Uncle Nick (@____Big_N) November 2, 2017
Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas pic.twitter.com/8zn01UNnWn— Caroline Dwyer:rose: (@cdwyer0213) November 2, 2017
This is Big Bend National Park in Texas. Very remote and gorgeous. pic.twitter.com/QsfnbnwIdR— J Corley ? (@jlhcorley) November 2, 2017
My son and I went to Crater Lake last summer. I have never seen a blue like the water in the crater. pic.twitter.com/j56U2BKPon— Cynthia Wines (@CynthiaWines) November 2, 2017
Bryce Canyon, UT pic.twitter.com/nuSmt88ZlN— Alise Renee (@AliseTheKraken) November 2, 2017
My sister celebrating her 21st birthday at Grand Canyon. Affordable family trips were big in shaping our perspective. pic.twitter.com/Xy1jX3I6PD— des (@CardinalDes) November 2, 2017
And another from hiking in Haleakala earlier this year. Looking to go to Yellowstone and Grand Teton next year ?? pic.twitter.com/Y48jSmcUgA— Wannabe Nomad (@reg183) November 2, 2017
And Yellowstone pic.twitter.com/cF3fDdTser— Jane Hammond (@byjanehammond) November 2, 2017
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