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Outdoors blog archive for Oct. 24, 2017

TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 2017

FILE – Mount Spokane in December 2003. (Steve  Thompson / The Spokesman-Review)

Sno-Park season coming at Mount Spokane State park

WINTERSPORTS – Sno-Park permits will be required on vehicles parking at Mount Spokane State Park trailheads starting with the first significant snowfalls that require plowing, said Jerry Johnson, park ranger. Until then, Washington Discover Passes will suffice, he said. Usually significant snowfall occurs by Thanksgiving,...

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A visitor doesn’t have to be a technical rock climber to enjoy easy hikes into Grand Teton National Park’s interior. (MIKE BRODWATER Special to the S-R)

National Parks consider 17 percent fee hike 

PUBLIC LANDS -- The National Park Service is floating a steep increase in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, mostly in the West, to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure projects. Visitors to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and other...

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