Grand Canyon to Celebrate President’s Day Weekend
Grand Canyon National Park will be honoring Presidents Day with fee-free entry into the park starting Saturday, February 14, 2015 and concluding on Monday, February 16, 2015.
Fee Free Entrance Fee’s apply to the entrance fees ONLY and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, guided tours, or use of concessions. Park entrance stations will have all other Passes available for those who wish to purchase them. Visitors who plan to spend time in the park beyond February 16th will need to pay the regular entrance fee for the remainder of their stay. The Grand Canyon to celebrate President’s Day Weekend is just one of many new programs to promote visitation to the National Parks.
The West Rim Drive at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park remains open to passenger vehicle traffic on this Fee Free weekend at Grand Canyon National Park. Please be prepared for Winter conditions at Grand Canyon National Park, although, we have been experiencing unseasonably warm temperatures in 2015.
Hermit’s Rest is at the end of the West Rim Drive at the South Rim and is a favorite destination this time of the year. Come enjoy Hot Chocolate while sitting around the fire at this Resting Point designed by Mary Jane Colter for all visitors. Hermit’s Rest is named after the “Hermit” Louis Boucher. For more information, see this Wikipedia article on Hermit’s Rest.
Here are other Upcoming Fee Free Days at Grand Canyon National Park for 2015:
- April 18-19 (Opening weekend of National Park Week)
- August 25 (National Park Service Birthday)
- September 26 (National Public Lands Day)
- November 11 (Veterans Day)
As you plan your Grand Canyon Vacation, here is the Fee’s and Passes information:
Admission to Grand Canyon National Park is for seven days
and includes both the North Rim and South Rim.
No refunds are given due to inclement weather.
Grand Canyon National Park Vehicle Permit- $25.00 (U.S. Dollars)
Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers. Organized groups are not eligible for the vehicle permit.
Grand Canyon National Park Individual Permit – $12.00/person (U.S. Dollars)
Admits one individual when entering by foot, bicycle or motorcycle. Individuals 15 years old and younger are admitted free of charge.
2015 stands to be a year of great visitation at Grand Canyon, so plan your visit as soon as possible.