Coconino National Forest lists fee free days for 2017

Contact(s): Red Rock Visitor Center 928-203-2900, Media Contact: Brady Smith 928-527-3490, Media Contact: George Jozens 928-527-3412


View from Bear Mountain Trail, climbing to second benchSedona, Arizona — The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest will waive fees associated with many recreation sites and amenities on New Year’s Day (January 1, 2017), as well as many other days throughout 2017.

As part of this nationwide event, fees will be waived for all Red Rock Pass Fee Program sites including Palatki, Honanki, V Bar V heritage sites, and multiple trailheads.

Areas not included in the fee waiver program are campgrounds and recreation sites managed under concession contract, including Grasshopper Point, Crescent Moon Ranch and West Fork (Call o’ the Canyon).

In addition to the fee-free days recognized nationally, the district has incorporated additional days into their local fee waiver program for 2017, which include:

  • January 14-16: Martin Luther King Jr weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
  • Febuary 18-20: Presidents Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
  • May 27-29: Memorial Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
  • June 10: National Get Outdoors Day — nationwide
  • July 4: Tuesday, Fourth of July day — specific to Red Rock District only
  • September 2-4: Labor Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day — nationwide
  • October 7-9: Columbus Day weekend — specific to Red Rock District only
  • November 11-12: Veteran’s Day — nationwide/but the weekend is specific to Red Rock District only
  • November 23: Thanksgiving Day — specific to Red Rock District only
  • Deccember 25: Christmas Day — specific to Red Rock District only

For more information about fee free days on the Red Rock District, contact the Red Rock Visitor Center at 928-203-2900

 

Photo: View from Bear Mountain Trail





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