Kisatchie proposes change in recreation fees

The Kisatchie National Forest is proposing to change recreation fees at the following areas:

Calcasieu Ranger District:
Claiborne Trail System – increase from $5 to $10/operator/day
Enduro Trail System – increase from $5 to $10/operator/day

Caney Ranger District:
Corney Lake Boat Launch – new fee – $5.00/vehicle/day

Catahoula Ranger District:
Livingston Trail System – increase from $5 to $10/operator/day

Kisatchie Ranger District:
Oak Camp – new fee – $10/single site/night
Sandstone Trail System – increase $5 to $10/operator/day
Kisatchie Bayou Day Use Area – increase from $2 to $5/day
Kisatchie Bayou Campground – increase $2 to $10/night

Winn Ranger District:
Cloud Crossing Campground – new fee – $10/single site/night

Forest-Wide:
Kisatchie NF Annual Day Use Pass – increase from $30 to $40
Kisatchie NF Annual Trails Pass – increase from $50 to $75

These fee changes are only proposed. After public comment is received the Forest will assess the comments and concerns and present the fee proposals to the Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (Recreation RAC). This committee will provide recommendations on the fee proposals and the Regional Forester will make a decision on the proposals. The Recreation RAC is a citizen’s advisory committee that represents a broad array of recreational interests.

There is no form or special document required to submit comments. You may submit your comments by various means: mail to: Stacy Blomquist, Kisatchie National Forest, 2500 Shreveport Hwy, Pineville, LA, 71360, email stacy.blomquist@usda.gov, call Stacy at 318-473-7242.

COMMENTS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH JULY 8, 2019.


2 thoughts on “Kisatchie proposes change in recreation fees

    • I think the larger issue is that most people don’t pay the fees in the first place Jason. Thus, there really isn’t a whole lot of funds for maintenance in the budget.

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