Rocky Mountain National Park raising fees Thurs.

Posted at 6:30 AM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-29 08:30:59-04

Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park will have to fork over extra cash starting Thursday when fee increases take effect.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that the park is introducing increased entrance fees this week, including a new day use pass.

The day use pass will cost $20 for vehicles and $10 per person entering the park on a bicycle. A seven-day pass will cost $30 for vehicles, up from $20. A seven-day pass will cost $25 for motorcycles and $15 per person on bike. An annual pass will increase from $40 to $50.

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Next year the park will increase campground fees to $26.

Rocky Mountain National Park is the country's fifth-most visited national park and is on pace to see a record 4 million visitors in 2015.

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