Green Mountain Reservoir

Camping fees at Colorado’s Green Mountain Reservoir are set to increase as the U.S. Forest Service, short on funding and staff, hands over management of the area to a private company.

According to Sky-Hi News, fees at the Blue River Campground will increase to $20 from $14, and prices at the remaining six campgrounds around the reservoir will increase to $18 from $13. White River Recreation, which already runs many of the campgrounds around Dillon Reservoir and the White River National Forest, will take over management of the sites.

The annual camping pass will be offered for one more year, with the price increasing to $90 from $65 to “help cover realistic operating costs for these campgrounds,” Forest Service officials said.

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