Southeast Utah Parks to Waive Entrance Fees on National Public Lands Day
Contact: Paul Henderson, 435-719-2140
All National Park Service sites, including Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument and Hovenweep National Monument, will offer free visitor admission on September 29, 2007 for National Public Lands Day. In addition to waiving entrance fees, the parks will host the following special programs:
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park Needles District (weather permitting)
Canyonlands National Park Island In the Sky District
Hovenweep National Monument
Natural Bridges National Monument
Recreation “user fees” such as backcountry permit fees, camping fees, and fees for other activities offered in the parks will continue to be charged that day.
Did You Know?
Edward Abbey worked as a seasonal park ranger at Arches in the late 1950s. His 1968 memoir of this experience, "Desert Solitaire," has become a classic of desert literature.