All Arizona Residents Get Free Admission To State Parks This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 10, 2022

PHOENIX – This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all Arizona residents will get free admission to more than 30 beautiful state parks.

Entrance fees at state parks will be waived for all Arizona residents on Monday, January 17, 2022. Visitors must show an Arizona ID for free entrance. Fees will still apply for tours at Kartchner Caverns and Riordan Mansion state parks, camping, special events and concessions.

"Spend time in one of our more than 30 incredible state parks this Martin Luther King Jr. Day with free admission for all residents," said Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. "I encourage everyone to get outside on Monday and visit a state park to enjoy nature, beautiful views and our unbeatable winter weather."

This weekend will be the last opportunity to complete hikes for the Eight4Two Challenge with Arizona State Parks and Trails! Hike eight trails in four Arizona state parks to win two day-use passes. Register online at

With more opportunities to hike, fish, camp, stay in a cabin, boat, or just relax in the great outdoors, Arizona State Parks has an adventure waiting for everyone. Plan your trip now by visiting AZState Check the online calendar of events to find activities for the whole family.

Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our parks and through our partners.

For information about all 35 Arizona State Parks and Natural Areas, the Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs and State Historic Preservation Office call 1-877-MY-PARKS or visit


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