The Cost Of Enjoying National Parks
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.
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.