We should do more than celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We should ask serious questions about how to improve our national parks.
Park agencies are partnering with private companies to keep parks open, well maintained, and generate a return for taxpayers.
State parks often have their budgets cut when revenues are tight. Some parks are having success by hiring private companies to run the parks. They are efficient, good stewards of the resource, and customer-friendly.