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Attorneys General Oppose Surge Pricing Approach For National Park Admission

Quoting from John Muir, attorneys general from 10 states and the District of Columbia have told acting National Park Service Director Mike Reynolds they oppose a proposal to use surge pricing for admission to 17 national parks, saying there has been no rational explanation for such a move and Congress should the responsibility for addressing the backlog, not the public.
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Death Valley National Park Personnel Want Your Thoughts On Restoring Scotty's Castle

Scotty's Castle, the iconic, history rich mansion in Grapevine Canyon of Death Valley National Park, now is not expected to open before 2020 as National Park Service personnel take public comments on how they plan to rehabilitate the castle and rebuild the Bonnie Clare Road that leads to it.

An Extra Month To Comment On Interior Secretary Zinke's Surge Pricing Proposal For Parks

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's proposal to have 17 national parks move to "surge pricing" for entrance fees will be open for another month of public comment due to keen interest by the general public and Congress, the National Park Service announced Tuesday.

C&O Canal Park Ranger Honored For Interpretation And Eduction Excellence

A park ranger from Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park has been honored with the National Park Service's highest honor for excellence in interpretation and education. Hollie Lynch, the park's education coordinator, received the 2017 Freeman Tilden Award for her role in developing and implementing a series of innovative curriculum-based park programs for 200 schools in Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.