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Contact: CALEB KESLER, 928-567-3322 X227
National Park ServiceNews Release
For Immediate Release –September 22, 2014
Caleb Kesler, Chief Ranger, MOCA/TUZI, 928-567-3322 x227
National Parks and Monuments Fee-Free for National Public Lands Day
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. –National Park Service units throughout the country will waive entry fees on Saturday, September 27, in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
National Public Lands Day has been a tradition since 1994, when it began with just three sites. In conjunction with National Public Lands Day in 2013, more than 175,000 people performed volunteer work on public lands in all 50 states; Washington, D.C.; Guam;and Puerto Rico.
In the Verde Valley, the National Park Service will waive entry fees at both Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments. Additionally, Western National Parks on will offer a 15% discount off all items in the visitor center bookstores, including Native American crafts made by Hopi, Zuni, Acoma, Yavapai, Apache, and Tohono O'odham artisans.
Montezuma Castle is located at 2800 Montezuma Castle Road in Camp Verde, Arizona. Tuzigoot is located at 25 West Tuzigoot Road in Clarkdale. For more information, please call 928-567-3322, extension 0.