Monday, February 26, 2007

Objections from campground owners prompted state to cut 50 “camping cabins” from improvements at Custer State Park.

PIERRE, SD --Objections from campground owners prompted a state legislative committee to cut 50 “camping cabins” from a proposal for $12 million in improvements at Custer State Park.

The camping cabins n with electricity but no running water n plus restrooms and showers at Center Lake would have cost about $840,000, but they would have generated an additional $1.1 million in revenue to help pay the cost of other improvements throughout the park.

Campground owners, including Rep. Alan Hanks, R-Rapid City, had objected to the plan, saying the cabins competed unfairly with private businesses near the park.
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