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National Park Brings New Fees to Virginia's Old Rag


Old Rag is getting so popular that the National Park Service is considering ways to cut down on crowds

In an effort to limit trail traffic to 800 hikers a day, a proposed pilot program would mean that you would need to go online and obtain a ticket from a park vendor, at recreation.gov, for a fee of $1 or $2. You would still have to pay the $30 entrance fee per vehicle, good for seven consecutive days, or $15 for walk-ups or those on bicycles.

Park officials said the aim is to make the Old Rag experience as rewarding as possible for visitors. If implemented, the pilot program would run from next March through November and provide enough information to adopt a more permanent system with a different fee.



Link: National Park Brings New Fees to Virginia's Old Rag


Posted: 10/09/2021 at 6:47PM



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