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DNR may raise fee for state parks
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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has proposed raising parking fees at Georgia’s state parks.

Currently, visitors at most of the 63 state parks and historic sites pay $3 per vehicle, or $30 for an annual pass.

If the change is approved, the per-vehicle price would be $5, and the annual pass would be $50.

There will be a public hearing on the proposal from 9 a.m. to noon April 6 in the DNR board room in Floyd Towers East in downtown Atlanta.

Public comments can also be submitted via e-mail to, or through the Web site

The deadline for comments is April 24. The DNR board is scheduled to vote on the proposal at its April 29 meeting.

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