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Pennsylvania's Bureau of State Parks has released its “Penn’s Parks for All Preliminary Report,” which summarizes the results of surveys conducted over the last two years and offers 47 suggestions for changes.

The changes fall into five categories: recreation, overnight accommodations, resource protection, paying for parks and improving services and facilities. The final plan will be released next fall and will guide the operations of Pennsylvania's state parks for the next 25 years or more.

You can read the full Penn's Parks for All preliminary report here, or find a more straightforward categorized list of the 47 suggested changes here.

To submit comments or add recommendations, mail a letter by December 31 to the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Bureau of State Parks Planning Section, P.O. Box 8551, Harrisburg, PA, 17105-8551.

Comments may also be submitted by December 31 through the DCNR website. Unroll each list of suggestions and click the "Provide Comments About (Category)" link to access a comment submission form.

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