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Fee Free Day

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Date: January 14, 2013
Contact: Nick Myers, 970-858-3617

Join Us at Colorado National Monument

Fee-Free Day on Monday, January 21, 2013

FRUITA, CO - Colorado National Monument will waive entrance fees on Monday, January 21, 2013 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Colorado National Monument  joins the almost 400 other units of the National Park System to acknowledge this special day as part of an initiative to encourage families and individuals to visit and experience the wonders of their national parks. The normal entry fee for a private, non-commercial vehicle to Colorado National Monument is $10 for 7 days. An annual pass can be purchased for $25 that grants entry into the Monument for 12 months.

In addition to waiving entrance fees during this upcoming holiday, Colorado National Monument will also offer free admission on several other days throughout 2013. The additional fee-free dates for the calendar year include:

·        April 22-26
National Park Week

·        August 25
National Park Service Birthday

·        September 28
National Public Lands Day

·        November 9-11
Veterans Day weekend

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...