The Finger Lakes National Forest is interested in hearing your comments on its proposed new fees at Backbone Horse Camp and Potomac Group Camp and Pavilion, and proposed fee increase at Blueberry Patch Recreation Area. A public meeting will be held tonight starting at 6:30 at the Hector District Office on State Route 414. Ethan Ready is Public Affairs Officer with the Forest. He tells us what the fee increases would be used towards.
Ethan tells us more about the proposed fee change for the Potomac Group Camp and Pavilion.
For the Backbone Horse Camp, the Forest is proposing a new campground fee of 15-dollars per night, per site for one vehicle and one horse trailer, while the change in fee for the Blueberry Patch Recreation Area would be from the current 10-dollar fee to 20 dollars per night, per site, per vehicle with a 5 dollar additional fee for a second vehicle.
If you can’t attend tonight’s meeting, you can send your comments on these fee proposals to Tim Noon, Finger Lakes National Forest, 5218 State Route 414, Hector, New York 14841. Comments will be taken until October 11.
For more information on the proposed fee increases, click here.