National parks struggling with maintenance would get a boost under Biden budget request

Big Thicket National Preserve | NPS Photo by Scott Sharaga
Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas | NPS Photo by Scott Sharaga

Basic needs at the largest U.S. national parks top the Biden administration’s first proposed lists of projects to receive funding through public lands trust funds, showing how much maintenance is needed even as parks brace for record numbers of visitors this summer.