The National Park Service has approved the Indiana Dunes National Park admission fee starting March 31 to help fund parking and transportation improvements, visitor services, and driveways. bicycle.
Fees vary depending on the method used to enter the national park. Fees for people walking, biking, or boating will be $15, up to a maximum of $25 per family. A motorcycle pass will cost $20 and a one- to seven-day ride pass will cost $25. An annual entry to Indiana Dunes National Park will cost $45, and a commercial fee for a motor coach, up to $100.
Holders of the following types of federal land passes will not have to pay an entrance fee: Annual Pass, Senior Pass, Veterans Pass, Military Pass and Gold Star, Level 4 Pass, Access Pass (for people with permanent disabilities) and Volunteer Card.
Park director Paul Labovitz said: “This is a positive step towards keeping the park accessible, safe and vibrant for all, while allowing us to grow and respond to needs. increasing demand from tourists. “Out-of-town guests expect a fee at most places they visit, and everyone can get an annual pass for what might be the best bargain in town. Increased maintenance and public safety is needed as well as expanding our role in moving new amenities forward. ”
The revenue will support the Marquette Greenway Bike Trail, a planned regional trail that extends through the Lake Michigan waterfront communities of Northwest Indiana between Chicago and New Buffalo, Michigan.
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