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National Park Service has $21.8 billion worth of backlogged repairs

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National parks hold a special place in many hearts.

Fly fishing, camping, and wildlife, it’s all part of the experience. But keeping the parks pristine while accommodating around 300 million visitors each year can present a challenge.

“We’re trying to keep them up to date, up running, this one we finally had to give up on,” Caleb Waters, a facility manager at Rocky Mountain National Park, said of a bathroom in one of the campgrounds. “They’re just outdated sinks. It’s very difficult to find parts for them.”

 

By: Chloe Nordquist

 

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