ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (CBS4)– Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park will pay more to visit the popular destination this summer but not as much as initially proposed by the Department of the Interior.
Starting June 1, a 7-day pass for Rocky Mountain National Park will increase $5, from $30 to $35. Annual pass fees will increase $10 to $70.READ MORE: Sports Betting In Colorado To Be 'Astronomical' During Football Season
Other National Parks across Colorado will also see increase.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park will increase $5 from $25 to $30 effective April 15.
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Mesa Verde National Park will increase $5 from $20 to $25 effective Jan. 1, 2019
The National Park Service says the increase will be used for improvements to the park. Eighty percent of the money collected will stay at Rocky Mountain National Park.
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