Retirement living seniors to enjoy camping benefits

Retirement living seniors may find that as they reach a certain age, they are able to enjoy discounts at restaurants, movie theaters and events. Now the U.S. Forest Service is promising to make good on the 50 percent discount originally promised to certain pass holders.

According to RV Boondocking News, Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said that individuals who purchased the $10 Golden Age and Golden Access Passports as well as the Senior and Access Passes will continue to enjoy half-off discounts on camping.

Retirement living seniors to enjoy camping benefits The Forest Service originally proposed lowering the savings to just 10 percent.

"Particularly in these difficult economic times, it is very important to maintain affordable access to our National Forests and Grasslands, giving people easy ways to recreate and find respite in the great outdoors," Tidwell told the news source.

Active living seniors should consider camping, as it's a fantastic way to enjoy their retirement years. According to a study by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), 1 in 12 U.S. vehicle-owning households now have an RV.

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