Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nationwide Parks (the parks) are proposing a price improve at 14 entrance nation campgrounds: Atwell Mill, Chilly Springs, Potwisha, Buckeye Flat, Dorst Creek, Lodgepole, Wolverton Inventory campsites, Azalea, Sundown, Crystal Springs, Sentinel, Moraine, Sheep Creek, and Canyon View. The proposed price will increase could be enacted in two phases, with the primary improve applied on January 1, 2023 and a second improve on January 1, 2024. The will increase could be applied as follows:
The park’s $35 per car entrance price, $20 per particular person entrance price, and $30 motorbike entrance price are all at present priced as advisable by Nationwide Park Service-wide pricing tips and wouldn’t change.
This motion proposes to carry Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nationwide Parks’ campground charges in step with comparable campgrounds within the space and would allow the parks to maintain up with the rising prices of campground operations. For instance, the extra income collected beneath these proposed price will increase would help ongoing upkeep and renovation tasks, together with the substitute of fireplace rings, picnic tables and bear bins; the rehabilitation of consolation stations; and the elimination of obstacles for improved accessibility.
The parks are excited by listening to your ideas concerning the proposed will increase in campground charges. To offer enter on this proposal, please go to the NPS Planning, Surroundings and Public Remark (PEPC) web site at: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/SEKICampgroundFeeIncrease. Feedback can also be despatched by way of mail or hand-delivery to: Superintendent, Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nationwide Parks, Attn: Campground Payment Enhance, 47050 Generals Freeway, Three Rivers, CA 93271.
All written feedback regarding this mission should be transmitted, postmarked, or hand-delivered by September 14, 2022.