A nearly complete reversal on idea to close Idaho State Parks System

There was almost no political support for the governor’s original plan-

Idaho Parks and Recreation Board reverses park closures. Shuttering parks ‘is not the direction the state should be headed,’ says Sen. Joe Stegner, R-Lewiston. ‘Not now. Not ever.’ By Cynthia Sewell. Idaho Statesman. “We had a paradigm shift,” said board Chairman Steve Klatt of Sagle.

Of course, they will have to try to fund a larger portion not using appropriated state money.

One Response to “A nearly complete reversal on idea to close Idaho State Parks System”

  1. Ken Cole Says:

    I heard on Dialogue last night that some parks might get Federal money to keep staff at the parks. The director mentioned that the USFS might be awarding $75,000 to the park on the Yankee Fork.


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