All Aboard Grand Canyon! Celebrate Parks, Trains & People August 24-28, 2016
- 9 am. - 6 pm - Experience the Grand Canyon and enjoy complimentary park admission. - Explore the Amtrak Exhibit Train! Take a free self-guided tour of the company’s past, present and future and collect a special National Park Service passport stamp exclusively designed for the celebration. Visit blog.amtrak.com/2016/06/all-aboard-america-exhibit-train-...
for details. -Meet with representatives from Arizona attractions.
August 25 – Founders Day
- 1 pm. Each year on August 25, the National Park Service celebrates its birthday and EVERYONE is invited to join the party! Attend a Founders Day & 100th National Park Service anniversary commemorative kickoff celebration at the Grand Canyon Depot.
- 9:30 a.m. Special steam-engine excursions between Williams, AZ – Grand Canyon Depot. For details visit: www.thetrain.com/special-events/nps100/
Join Amtrak, the National Park Service, Trails & Rails, Texas A&M University Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences and the Grand Canyon Railway for a Founders Day Celebration at the Grand Canyon Depot.