Reservation System Drives Park Fee Hike

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January 9, 2014 by   - () Leave a Comment

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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