• Wupatki Pueblo at sunset

    Wupatki

    National Monument Arizona

Fee Free Weekend November 2013

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Date: November 8, 2013
Contact: Cecilia Shields, 928-526-1157 ext.228

Fee Free Day – November 9-11, 2013 at all

Flagstaff Area National Monuments

 

Flagstaff, AZ. – Flagstaff Area National Monuments will be joining national park units around the country as they waive entrance fees on Veterans Day in recognition of current and former servicemen and women.

 

This year, the fee free designation will apply to the entire Veteran's Day weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 9-11, 2013.  Visitors arriving at Walnut Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano, or Wupatki National Monuments will be allowed to enter free of charge. Monument entrance stations will also have Interagency Senior and Annual Passes available for those who wish to purchase them.

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 items November 9-11, 2013, at all Monument bookstores. For more information about WNPA, please visit their website at www.wnpa.org.

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 National Monuments at (928)526-3367 or www.nps.gov/waca.  

Did You Know?

1851 lithograph of Wupatki Pueblo

The sites at Wupatki were first described by Lorenzo Sitgreaves during his expedition in 1851. Camping near Wupatki Pueblo, he recorded that the sites must have been the remains of a large town covering 8 or 9 miles, and that the pottery was thickly strewn over the ground.