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Mountain Bikers Could Face User Fees - Pisgah Forest, NC


November 27, 2017

Pisgah National Forest head ranger Dave Casey announced proposals for user fees for both mountain bikers and equestrians during the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting.

The proposal comes after further budget cuts and increased outcry from other forest users, such as sportsmen, who already pay for access. The fees are still proposals at this point and will likely be included in the forest plan revision process that is ongoing.

How the Forest Service plans to enforce these fees remains to be seen. Casey said that if the proposals become reality, it would b...

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