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The Director's Choice

Under the legislation, each agency's Director decides how to use 20 percent of the fee revenues. The NPS Director has distributed the funds to projects in non-collecting and low revenue parks. The Director's choice for special emphasis.

  • Since 1998, over $37.5 million in fee dollars has supported the Public Land Corps' work on the backlog of maintenance while giving young people an opportunity to learn and earn our national parks.
  • Over the past three years, the Director has designated $15 million dollars to provide access to the full range of experiences available in our National Parks to the over 54 million Americans with disabilities.
  • To commemorate the Bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Director created a traveling exhibit that over four years followed the explorers route across the country.
  • Over $75 million has been designated for repair and rehabilitation of facilities to improve the visitor's experience and to protect the natural and cultural resources.