En español | If you want to visit a national park, you’d better go soon. The National Park Service announced a proposal Tuesday that would more than double the peak-season entrance fees at the country’s busiest national parks, including Yosemite,
The move to raise prices at 17 sites is designed to help defray the costs associated with improving maintenance and infrastructure at the parks. Even so, the tentative plan has sparked concerns that many would no longer be able to afford a visit. Right now, prices hover around $30 per vehicle but would skyrocket to as much as $70 if the plan is carried out.