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U.S. Forest Service: No More Discounts for Older Campers

Posted on 01/26/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

TravelA new proposal by the U.S. Forest Service is calling for an end to the 40-year long discount benefits older Americans and people with disabilities have been able to use when camping. Lifetime passes older folks and people with disabilities are given cut their camping fees by 50 percent. Reasons being that the number of older people are growing in a struggling economy, this new proposal suggests that these discounts be decreased to merely 10 percent. The public has until …