Fee Free Weekend
Fee Free Weekend - November 10-12 at all Flagstaff Area National Monuments
Flagstaff, AZ. - Flagstaff Area National Monuments will be joining national park units around the country in celebrating Veterans Day in honor of U.S. veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
This year, the entrance fees will be waived for the entire Veteran's Day weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday November 10-12, 2012. Visitors arriving at Walnut Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano, or Wupatki National Monuments will be allowed to enter free of charge.
In addition, the Western National Parks Association (WNPA), our non-profit partner that supports the interpretive activities of the Flagstaff National Monuments, will be giving a 15% discount on all sales items November 10-12, at all Monument bookstores. For more information about WNPA, please visit their website at www.wnpa.org.
The Flagstaff Area National Monuments are all open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.
To learn more about visiting the Flagstaff Area National Monuments please contact: Wupatki at (928)679-2365 or www.nps.gov/wupa, Sunset Crater Volcano at (928)526-0502 or www.nps.gov/sucr, Walnut Canyon at (928)526-3367 or www.nps.gov/waca.
Did You Know?
Sunset Crater was nearly dynamited in 1929, to create a landslide for the Hollywood movie "Avalanche". Local citizens were outraged and lobbied for its protection. The result was establishment of Sunset Crater National Monument in 1930. "Volcano" was added to the name in 1990.