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Go Easy on the Parks

A Stand Against Racing

Dr. John Freemuth, Senior Fellow at the Andrus Center for Public Policy and a professor of political science at Boise State University, wrote recently on a national park controversy in Colorado involving bike racing.

“I  hold with Wallace Stegner,” Freemuth wrote, ”that ‘national parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, the 95-year old park system reflects us at our best rather than our worst.’”

Read the rest of John’s piece at High Country News.