1 June went to the entrance to most national parks in the USA
Author: Daria Solovieva
National parks have long been the hallmark of the USA and the subject of their pride. By the way, in the United States in 1872 was the world’s first national Park — Yellowstone, which in 1976 made the list of world heritage of UNESCO.
The country 58 protected parks. And 1 June some of them will raise the fee for entrance. In 2017, the public outcry was not allowed to double the cost of tickets, so this year’s substantial rise in price is not worth waiting: on average, it will be plus $5 to the current price.
In any case, protected nature reserves are very popular among Americans, because the options here are numerous: glamorous picnics, adventure tours, family camping, farmhouse feast… Lovers of active holidays this summer waiting for fishing, horse riding, climbing, rafting, Hiking, horseback and even in helicopters! In General, everyone will find here something for themselves.
Blue Ridge Parkway
For the opportunity to visit this scenic Park, which stretches for 469 miles (755 km) between Virginia and North Carolina, will not have to pay a penny.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
The entrance to the ecological and historical reserve in the vicinity of San Francisco also free, with the exception of the famous protected areas of Muir Woods National Monument with red trees, rich flora and fauna. Attending to guests 16 years and older Stonit now $10.
To view the popular tourist island of Alcatraz (Alcatraz Island), you will have to pay only for the fare on the ferry, a visit to the Islands free.
Great Smoky Mountains
For visiting the Park border of North Carolina and Tennessee , the fee is not provided.
Gataway National Recreation Area
National recreation area in the vicinity of new York and new Jersey, including neighborhoods in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten island, entrance fee also does not charge.
Memorial complex in honor of the 16th US President Abraham Lincoln is on the West side of the National Mall in Washington (DC). Entrance for all — free.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Entrance fees to the recreation area in Southeast Nevada and Northwest Arizona varies from $15 to $25.
The most popular activities here — the beach and boating. Depending on the water level in the lake can also enjoy the Islands.
George Washington Memorial Parkway
This 25-mile strip is almost entirely in Virginia, capturing the little County Washington (D.C.) and Maryland. For her visit no charge, except $5-10 for entrance to great falls Park (Great Falls Park).
Natchez Trace Parkway
The trail stretches for 444 miles (714,5 km) through Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. Entrance fees are not.
Grand Canyon National Park
The famous Park is located in the northwestern part of Arizona. The cost of tickets — from $20 to $35.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
National memorial in Washington (D. C.)consisting of 3 parts: the Wall, Vietnam veterans Memorial, the sculpture “Three soldiers” and the Vietnam women’s Memorial, is available for free.
Fees charged at other national parks of the United States, historical and cultural objects, is presented below.