Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests offices will close in observance of Presidents’ Day

Springerville, AZ – February 14, 2020 – All Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests offices and ranger stations will close on Monday, February 17 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday, February 18 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Although the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest does not charge day-use recreation fees, the USDA Forest Service will waive $5.00 fees at all day-use recreation sites across the country on February 17. Fees are waived generally for day-use areas, such as picnic grounds, developed trailheads and destination visitor centers. The waiver does not apply to overnight campgrounds, group use fees or fees charged by concession-operated facilities. Contact your local national forest or grassland to learn if your destination requires a fee and if that fee is waived.  

The USDA Forest Service is also waiving fees on: 

•           National Get Outdoors Day: June 13, 2020

•           National Public Lands Day: September 26, 2020

•           Veterans Day: November 11, 2020

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