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Yosemite wants to increase entrance and campground fees
Yosemite wants to increase entrance and campground fees

Yosemite National Park is floating the idea of raising its entrance fee from $20 a car to $30, and charging $1 to $4 more for family campground sites, a park statement released Monday says. Other large national parks, including Yellowstone and Grand Canyon, are seeking entrance fee increases to $30 as well. Yosemite says it hasn't raised fees since 1997 and would use the $10 increase per vehicle that enters the park to pay for maintenance and more visitor services. It also proposes a $15 charge for individuals without vehicles and $25 for motorcyclists; each currently pays $10. The price of an annual park pass would increase from $40 to $60. The fee increase may be implemented...

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