Beginning next year, this view of Mount Rainier from the Wonderland Trail may cost you more. A National Park Service proposal would increase the entrance fees at 17 national parks, including Rainier and Olympic national parks, to $70 a vehicle from the current $25 fee. (Jessi Loerch/Herald file photo)

Beginning next year, this view of Mount Rainier from the Wonderland Trail may cost you more. A National Park Service proposal would increase the entrance fees at 17 national parks, including Rainier and Olympic national parks, to $70 a vehicle from the current $25 fee. (Jessi Loerch/Herald file photo)

Editorial: Fee increase would do little to aid national parks

But an act in Congress would allocate needed funds for 30 years. And it won’t cost taxpayers a dime.

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