Coconino National Forest lists fee-free days for 2018

Release Date: Dec 14, 2017

Contact(s): Red Rock Visitor Center 928-203-2900, Media Contact: Brady Smith, George Jozens (928)224-8306

Sedona, Arizona — The Red Rock Ranger District (RRRD) of the Coconino National Forest will waive fees associated with many recreation sites and amenities on New Year’s Day and for 11 other special occasions throughout 2018.

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

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

In addition to the fee-free days recognized nationally, the district has incorporated additional days into their local fee waiver program for 2018, which include:

  • January 1: New Year's Day
  • January 13-15: Martin Luther King Jr weekend (specific to RRRD only)
  • February 17-19: Presidents Day weekend (specific to RRRD only)
  • May 26-28: Memorial Day weekend (specific to RRRD only)
  • June 9: National Get Outdoors Day (some agencies participating)
  • July 4: Independence Day (specific to RRRD only)
  • September 1-3: Labor Day weekend (specific to RRRD only)
  • September 22: National Public Lands Day (nationwide)
  • October 6-8: Columbus Day weekend (specific to RRRD only)
  • November 10-12: Veteran’s Day (nationwide November 11, but the weekend is specific to RRRD only)
  • November 22: Thanksgiving Day (specific to RRRD only)
  • December 25: Christmas Day (specific to RRRD only)

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