LEXINGTON, Ky. --
The National Tour Association reported that it received
notification from the National Park Service that entrance fees will
be raised at 23 sites in 2006. In 2005, 17 National Park sites
raised their prices.
entrance fees rose by $1 to $5 while entrance fees for vehicles
rose an average of $2 to $10. Parks with raised prices include
Wyomings Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks; the Grand Canyon in
Arizona; and Mount Ranier in Washington state.
By an agreement
between the National Park Service and the National Tour
Association, the NPS gives tour operators 12 months advance notice
of price changes that could affect their businesses.
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