Bryce Canyon National Park Announces Fee-Free Days for 2019
BRYCE, UT – Bryce Canyon National Park will waive its entrance fee on five days in 2019.
The five entrance fee-free days for 2019 will be:
- January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- April 20 – National Park Week/Junior Ranger Day
- August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary
- September 28 – National Public Lands Day
- November 11 – Veterans Day
“Everyone should have the chance to explore and enjoy the very special places our National Park system protects,” said Superintendent Linda Mazzu, “Most especially, we’re excited that these fee-free days offer an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Bryce Canyon throughout the year”.
Bryce Canyon National Park normally charges $35 per car/person upon entrance. The entrance fee waiver for the fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours.
For the rest of the year, the annual $80 America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass allows unlimited entrance to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including all national parks. There are also free or discounted passes available for senior citizens, current members of the military, families of fourth grade students, and disabled citizens. Any of these passes can be purchased upon your visit to Bryce Canyon.
Bryce Canyon National Park is one of 115 national parks that has an entrance fee. The other 303 national parks do not charge an entrance fee. The National Park System includes more than 85 million acres and is comprised of 418 sites, including national parks, national historical parks, national monuments, national recreation areas, national battlefields, and national seashores.
Last year, 331 million people visited national parks spending $18.2 billion which supported 306,000 jobs across the country and had a $35.8 billion impact on the U.S. economy.
Additional information can be obtained at www.nps.gov/brca or by calling the park’s information line at (435) 834-5322.