The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the recreation day use fees charged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE will change to a simpler fee structure.
The fee for a USACE annual pass to these facilities will also change. These fees were last changed in 2002.
Some locations may also see a change in camping fees and the fee for a special use permit, which covers events, facilities and activities.
USACE conducted a review of its fee structure earlier this year and determined that fee changes are needed to ensure USACE fees remain comparable and fair to those charged by other local providers for similar facilities and services.
The day use fee structure at USACE-managed facilities will vary depending upon the comparability study conducted by each USACE project, but the minimum day use fees beginning in January will be: