Reservation System Drives Park Fee Hike
The cost of camping at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont, Md., is going up, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Managers of the national park are holding a public meeting at the visitor center Thursday to explain the $5 increase.
They said the cost of an overnight campsite in the Owens Creek Campground is rising from $20 to $25 this year as the park joins the ReserveAmerica reservation system.
ReserveAmerica is a government contractor based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., The company bills itself as the largest provider of campsite reservations in North America.
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