Fashioning a Recreation Policy for Our National Parklands: The Philosphy of Choice and the Choice of Philosophy
Sax, Joseph L.
INTRODUCTION|A few years ago the National Park Service put forward a proposal for one of the less well-known areas that it manages. It recommended the construction of an aerial tramway to the top of Guadalupe Peak in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, the highest point of elevation in Texas. The plan seemed harmless enough. Guadalupe Peak is a place of considerable scenic merit, the park receives very few visitors, and it is located on the much-travelled road from El Paso to Carlsbad Caverns. Yet the tramway proposal elicited a surprisingly substantial and vehement opposition, and the Park Service soon shelved the plan...
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