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Day-use fees to be waived at national forest sites

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SEATTLE (AP) — Day-use fees at national forest sites in Washington and Oregon will be waived on the next two Saturdays.

The Columbian reports that the U.S. Forest Service is waiving the fee this Saturday in commemoration of National Trails Day.

They’ll waive the fee on June 13 for National Get Outdoors day.

Day-use fees are charged at 30 locations in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Among them are the interpretive sites at Windy Ridge, Smith Creek, Lava Canyon and Ape Cave at Mount St. Helens.

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest, National Park Service and others will hold a National Get Outdoors Day event June 13 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

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