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Celebrate National Park Week with free admission and special programs from April 16-24.Capitol Reef National Park staff will offer programs on park geology, prehistoric cultures, Pioneer history, nature, and astronomy.Schedules will be posted in the visitor center and Fruita Campground.
"During National Park Week, and throughout the centennial year, we invite everyone to come to Capitol Reef National Park and experience all that we have to offer," said Park Superintendent Leah McGinnis. A commemorative Junior Ranger booklet will be available to youth on National Junior Ranger Day, Saturday, April 16.Admission fees will be waived April 16 –24. Campground fees still apply.
National Park Week is a great opportunity to explore the countless ways there are to #FindYourPark. Launched in March 2015, Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque is a public awareness and education movement to inspire people from all backgrounds to connect with, celebrate, and support America's national parks and community-based programs. Visit FindYourPark.com to learn more about National Park Week and other events taking place throughout the year.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 409 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.