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Notice of Proposed New Recreation Fee Site; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, (Title VIII, Pub. L. 108-447)

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National Forests in Mississippi, Forest Service, USDA.


Notice of proposed new recreation fee site.


Chickasaw ATV Trail is located near Houston, MS. Currently, this trail is closed for reconstruction and is expected to open in November 2010. The site will contain 12 miles of reconstructed trail, an information board, toilet facility, and parking; and visitor security is provided. The Forest Service proposes to charge $10 per operator. A $60 annual pass will also be available for purchase by the public. This annual pass could be used for access to three other motorized trails in the National Forests in Mississippi and would be valid for 12 months. The fees listed are only proposed and will be determined upon further analysis and public comments. All funds received from these fees would be used for continued operation and maintenance of the facility and allow additional amenities to be added to enhance the recreational experience at the facility. Comparable recreational use fees are being proposed at other sites that provide similar recreational opportunities in Mississippi.


Comments will be accepted through November 1, 2010. Implementation of fees is proposed to take place in fiscal year 2011.

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Jeff Gainey, Recreation Program Manager, 601-965-1617, National Forests in Mississippi, 100 West Capitol Street, Suite 1141, Jackson, MS 39269.

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The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108-447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established.

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Dated: April 28, 2010.

Margrett L. Boley,

Forest Supervisor, National Forests in Mississippi.

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[FR Doc. 2010-11041 Filed 5-10-10; 8:45 am]