As Marcos mentioned in his comment, there was a procedural error by the venodr that runs recreation.gov For one, they seemed to use 2012 verbiage in a cut and paste manner… i.e. “Permits were listed as $5.00 – not the $8 it shoudl be.
The park told me that there will b” directive out. a “confirm by May 20 or your permit willbe voided and put into the 2-day mini lottery. This should be in the new announcement April 15.
Let’s let the dust settle.
Unrelated thought worth quoting: “It isn’t making mistakes that’s critical; it’s correcting them and getting on with the principal task.” -Donald Rumsfeld
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