State Park Passes/Parking

Mar 5th, 2010, 06:56 AM
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State Park Passes/Parking

Quick question. If we get the America the Beautiful pass ($80) does that cover parking to the various NP's???
Some of these parks have $20 parking fees.. just wondering...

Planning on Yosemite, Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands...
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Mar 5th, 2010, 06:57 AM
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I meant to say National Parks... sorry... and forgot to mention Mt. Rushmore...
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Mar 5th, 2010, 09:15 AM
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It covers entrance. Parking will be additional where charged.
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Mar 5th, 2010, 09:17 AM
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Yosemite does not charge extra for parking - it is included in the entrance fee. I don't know about the others.
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Mar 5th, 2010, 10:21 AM
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I don't recall ever paying forparking in Zion., Bryce, Arches or Canyonlands...where did you get that info?
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Mar 5th, 2010, 10:46 AM
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial very clearly states they have a $10 parking fee.

http://www.nps.gov/moru/planyourvisi...servations.htm
"The $10.00 parking fee is a special use fee and is valid for the entire calendar year and is the only fee within the park. This is not a Federal entrance fee, so the America the Beautiful Pass, National Park Passes, Golden Age, Access and Eagle Passports are not accepted."

When I did a search for
"parking fee" "national park"
I did find a couple other NPS places that charge parking fees at some crowded areas. None of those are the ones you mention.
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Mar 8th, 2010, 06:58 AM
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Thanks! I found several parks that have a parking fee.. some are $20... hopefully not one we're going to this time around...

I was hoping it would be included in the pass...
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