http://ohiodnr.com/news/jan05/parkspass/default.htm The parks department are going to start charger a users fee if approved. ODNR PROPOSES PARKING PASSES AT OHIOS 74 STATE PARKS Parks Pride Pass to help restore and maintain Ohios award-winning park system PROPOSED DAILY PASS per motor vehicle $5 resident $6 non-resident $4 Golden Buckeye ANNUAL PASS per motor vehicle $25 resident* $30 non-resident $20 Golden Buckeye *a second annual pass for residents costs $20 Beginning in May, visitors to Ohio State Parks will be required to display Parks Pride Passes on their motor vehicles, under rules proposed today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The rules, filed with the legislatures Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR), will allow Ohio State Parks to collect $5 for each daily parking pass. An annual pass, good for unlimited park visits for 12 months from the date of purchase, will cost $25. JCARR will have 90 days to review and approve the proposed rules.