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Public Comment Period Open for Bagby Hot Spring and 27 Campgrounds

The Forest Service is accepting comments from the public regarding the proposal to privatize management of Bagby Hot Springs and 27 campgrounds in Mt. Hood National Forest.
Recent Video interview with Bark on this subject
These 27 remote and beautiful campgrounds represent the last remaining publicly managed campgrounds in Mt. Hood National Forest. Babgy Hot Springs is the only free hot spring in the area and is one of our regions' gems. Under this proposal, for-profit companies will be invited to submit bids to manage and profit from our favorite places to relax.

Comments to the Forest Service will be accepted until midnight on February 14th.

Click this link to tell the Forest Service what you think about this proposal:  http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1810/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5546

You can also submit comments via:
Mail: 16400 Champion Way, Sandy, Oregon 97055
Fax: (503)668-1792
Email: comments-pacificnorthwest-mthood@@fs.fed.us

Recent video interview with Bark on this subject


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