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Proposed Rule Changes 2013

Thank you for your interest in the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR). Below is a summary of the rule changes IDPR is proposing during the upcoming, 2014 Legislative Session. Each proposal in detail is available for download. Regional meetings have been scheduled to gather public input. If you are unable to attend a meeting in your area, please share your thoughts electronically.  

Proposed Increases to Fee Caps for Campsites, Cabins and Yurts

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation proposes changes to IDAPA 26, Title 1, Chapter 20, Section 250.01 to increase the IDAPA approved Fee Caps by $10 per night for all Idaho state park campsites and by $50 per night for Idaho state park Camper Cabins and Yurts.

Fee Summary: The following is a specific description of the fee or charge imposed or increased:

The rule changes requested are to increase the IDAPA approved Fee Caps by $10 per night for all Idaho state park campsites and by $50 per night for Idaho state park Camper Cabins and Yurts, as demonstrated in the following table:

The adjustments are necessary in order for Parks and Recreation to apply the following fee changes:

  • Increase the fee charged for all serviced campsite types by $2 per night for all camping customers
  • Increase the fee charged for all campsites by an additional $3 per night for all non-resident camping customers.
  • Increase the fee charged for all camper cabins and yurts by an additional $5 per night for all non-resident camping customers.
  • Increase the fee charged for all other overnight facilities (Deluxe Cabins, Cottages, Houses, Group Yurts, Lodges, and Lodge Rooms) and group campsites by an additional 10% per night for all non-resident camping customers.

Download the proposal in detail: Proposed Fee Cap Changes for Campsites, Cabins and Yurts

Submit your input online or attend a public meeting in Boise, Coeur d'Alene or Idaho Falls.

Proposed Increases to Fee Caps for Winter Access Program Passes within Harriman and Ponderosa State Park

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation proposes changes to IDAPA 26, Title 1, Chapter 20, Section 258.05 which increase the established IDAPA fee caps for the Winter Access Program passes offered by Harriman and Ponderosa State Parks. Additionally, this rule change will add two new pass types to better meet the pass needs of the program’s customers.

Fee Summary: The following is a specific description of the fee or charge imposed or increased:

This rule change will increase the IDAPA fee caps for the Winter Access Program’s existing passes as follows:

  • Daily Per Person Pass                 $6        (currently $4)
  • Family Season Pass                   $100     (currently $35)

Additionally, this rule change will establish two new Winter Access Program pass types and set IDAPA fee caps for them to be as follows:

  • Individual Season Pass               $50
  • Couples Season Pass                  $75

Download the proposal in detail: Proposed Fee Cap Increases to Winter Access Program Passes

Submit your input online or attend a public meeting in Boise, Coeur d'Alene or Idaho Falls.

Regional Public Meetings

IDPR will hold regional public meetings to seek input regarding proposed changes to IDAPA 26, Title 1, Chapter 20, Section 250.01 to increase approved Fee Caps for Campsites, Camper Cabins, Yurts and Winter Access Program Passes:

  • Monday, October 21, 2013, 6-8p, 5657 Warm Springs Ave, Boise, Idaho 
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 6- 8p, 2885 Kathleen Ave, Suite 1, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  • Thursday, October 24, 2013, 6-8p, 4279 Commerce Circle, Suite B, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Submit Input Electronically

If you are unable to attend a meeting in your area, please submit your comments electronically, via our online survey or by email, Attention Proposed Rule Changes 2013 to inquiry@idpr.idaho.gov.