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Response to woodsprite (Reply #28)

Wed Oct 3, 2012, 01:27 PM

39. Not only campgrounds -- national parks, recreation areas, national forest lands, etc. Charging

 

'day use' fees just to park on undeveloped national forest lands. Fees to camp in wilderness areas.

When we were young we used to camp a lot. It was always free unless the location had significant amenities. I remember meeting a family of migrant workers who camped between jobs -- now it costs as much just to tent-camp for a month as it would to rent an apartment.

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