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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.

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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.

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