Hiking Fee http://wamc.org en New York Official Raises Idea of Charging Hiking Fee http://wamc.org/post/new-york-official-raises-idea-charging-hiking-fee <p>Going for a hike in the Adirondacks doesn't cost anything, but one elected official in the North Country thinks New York state should start charging for the privilege.<br><br>Crown Point Town Supervisor Charles Harrington tells the Press-Republican of Plattsburgh that he wants to explore the idea of charging a fee for using public hiking trails in the Adirondacks. He says the fees could generate significant revenue for the state.<br><br>Harrington says hikers could buy state-issued permits using an Internet-based payment system.<br> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 49757 at http://wamc.org