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Gila National Forest offices closed and fee waiver at Catwalk Recreation Area in honor of Presidents Day

Silver City, NM, February 13, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The offices of the Gila National Forest will be closed on Monday, February 19, in commemoration of Presidents Day. Offices will reopen for normal business on Tuesday, February 20.

In addition, as part of the 2018 Fee-Free days the Catwalk Recreation Area, in Glenwood, NM will waive the day-use fee at the entry area. Upcoming scheduled fee-free days are National Get Outdoors Day on June 9; National Public Lands Day on September 22 and Veterans Day weekend on November 10-11. This program is offered in cooperation with other federal land management agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. 

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GilaNForest/ or follow us on Twitter @GilaNForest.