YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The National Park Service is giving the public more time to comment on proposed changes to Yellowstone National Park entrance and permit fees.
The new deadline for public comment is midnight Dec. 20. It was originally set for Dec. 5.
In addition, the agency is allowing individuals to submit comments online.
Yellowstone is proposing several changes to park entrance fees, which have remained the same since 2006.
The park is proposing to offer a 3-day Yellowstone pass for $30. A 7-day pass good for both Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks would increase from $25 to $50. An annual pass to Yellowstone would be $60.
Additionally, the park is proposing to institute a new fee for overnight backcountry permits.
Comments will not be accepted by fax or email.
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