Reservation Window For Overnight Stays Within Idaho's State Parks Will Re-Open October 3, 2012
The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) announced today that the department has placed a temporary hold on accepting reservations for the 2013 camping season to inform customers of pending fee structure changes and the savings options available to customers, before makeing reservations for next year.
IDPRs rolling reservation window allows customers to book campsites, cabins and yurts nine-months in advance of your intended stay.
The agency will be implementing changes to it's fee structure, affecting overnight stays within Idaho’s State Parks beginning in 2013.
All overnight guests will be required to pay the $5 per day, per vehicle state park motor vehicle entrance fee (MVEF) in addition to camping, cabin and yurt rental fees for stays beginning in January, 2013. All Idaho State Park visitors can take advantage of big savings by purchasing an Idaho State Parks Passport or an Annual MVEF Sticker. Either option will save you the MVEF fee of $5 per day.
The Idaho State Parks Passport for Idahoans
The Idaho State Parks Passport is a new $10 annual sticker for Idahoans that will be available for purchase beginning October 1, 2012, at the time you register your recreational vehicle (RV) or passenger vehicle, online, by mail-in renewal or at any county DMV office. The Idaho State Parks Passport is valid for either one or two years, and will expire concurrently with your vehicle registration.
Note: If you’ve already purchased your vehicle registration for this year, you can purchase an Idaho State Park Passport by visiting your county DMV office.
The Annual Motor Vehicle Entrance Fee (MVEF) Sticker for Out-of-State Guests
The current $40 MVEF annual sticker will continue to be available to out-of-state guests at all Idaho State Parks, online at: www.parksandrecreation.idaho.gov, or by calling toll-free
1(800)247-6332, after October 1, 2012.
The sale of the Idaho State Parks Passport supports the ongoing operation of State Parks in Idaho, providing continuing access to Idaho’s special public places for generations to come. Visit www.idahoparkspassport.com for additional details.