One-half billion needed to repair Arizona’s crumbling national parks 

A handful of guides help park service folks clean up campsites and trails in the Grand Canyon./www.grandcanyonwhitewater.com/
A handful of guides help park service folks clean up campsites and trails in the Grand Canyon./www.grandcanyonwhitewater.com/

By Bill Theobald | Republic Washington Bureau

Repairs to crumbling infrastructure in Arizona’s national parks have been put off so long that it will now cost more than half a billion dollars to bring them up to standards, a new report by the National Park Service says.

The greatest need is in Grand Canyon National Park, where $329.5 million in maintenance has been deferred. Other parks include: Petrified Forest National Park at $54.5 million; Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, $32.2 million; and Saguaro National Park, $18.4 million.

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Related: Sedona named 12th best U.S. destination by TripAdvisor/The Arizona Republic

 

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