Lonely Planet Writer

Yosemite considers price hike

Mirror Lake in Yosemite Valley.
Mirror Lake in Yosemite Valley. Image by Malcolm Carlaw / CC BY 2.0

Authorities at Yosemite National Park are asking the public for their opinion on large price increases that would come into effect next year. Fees would be raised by 50% taking the cost of driving a car in the park from $20 to $30, and the price for a hiker from $10 to $15. If approval is given then it will be the first time since 1997 that fees have gone up. Read more: sfgate.com