Free Admission To Arizona State Parks During Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend

Celebrate Arizona's Gold Medal Win for Best-Managed State Park System in the Nation

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today announced that all Arizona State Parks & Trails will offer free admission during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, in celebration of the Arizona State Parks & Trails’ recognition as the best-managed state park system in the nation. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) awarded Arizona State Parks & Trails with the gold medal for best-managed state park system in September 2017.

Entrance fees at all state parks will be waived for all Arizona residents between Saturday, January 13 and Monday, January 15. Visitors must show an Arizona ID for free entrance. Fees will still apply for tours at Kartchner Caverns State Park, tours, camping, special events, boat launch fees and concessions.

“With Arizona State Parks and Trails’ recent recognition as the best-managed state park system in the nation, what better way to celebrate than with free admission during Martin Luther King Day weekend,” said Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. “Celebrate Arizona’s Gold Medal win and explore our award-winning parks.”

Plan your adventure now by visiting www.AZStateParks.com to find parks located throughout the state. There is truly something for everyone!

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 AZStateParks.com.

"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 AZStateParks.com.

 

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