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A lawsuit has challenged the $6 parking fee a Forest Service concessionaire charges at the Water Wheel day-use area, which has a toilet and paved parking. Many people park there and hike upstream to this scenic area above a waterfall.

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Lawsuit challenges contractor’s fees on East Verde River

Group objects to parking fees on day-use areas maintained by contractors in national forests

The parking fees imposed by the U.S. Forest Service on day-use sites along the East Verde River have provoked a lawsuit by a national group seeking to roll back fees on public lands nationwide.


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