15 state parks could close in less than a month

Just in time for summer vacation season, Alabama State Parks Director Greg Lein told FOX10 News he’s regrettably putting 15 state parks on the chopping block.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will lose $11.4 million in funds by May 1st, if Governor Robert Bentley’s tax increase package proposal is not passed.

Of that $11.4 million, $10.4 million would be cut from the state park system.

The parks to be kept open are:

Meaher

Wind Creek

Chewacla

Monte Sano

Cathedral Caverns

Oak Mountain

Gulf State Park

Read more: http://www.fox10tv.com/story/28815499/15-state-parks-could-close-in-less-than-a-month#ixzz3XVilFJHN

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