Forest Service Waives Fees in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

16 January 2020
  Debbie Maneely

Forest Service Waives Fees in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

PRESCOTT, AZ, January 14, 2020 - In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The U.S. Forest Service, including the Prescott National Forest will waive the $5.00 fees at day-use recreation sites on Monday, January 20, 2020. The waiver does not apply to overnight campgrounds, group use fees or fees charged by concession-operated facilities. The fee waiver day is the first of five such days offered by the agency during 2020.

As part of this nationwide event fees will be waived at the following sites:

  • Lynx Lake Recreation Area: North Shore, South Shore and Lynx Creek Ruin
  • Granite Basin Recreation Area: Cayuse, Wekuvde, Boat Launch, Playa, and Metate
  • Thumb Butte Recreation Area
  • Alto Pit OHV Recreation Area: Day Use Site
  • Hayfield Draw OHV Recreation Area
  • Groom Creek Nature Trail

· Other scheduled fee-free days observed by the Forest Service in 2020 are:

· January 20 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (link is external)

· February 17 - President's Day

· June 13 - National Get Outdoors Day (link is external)

· September 26 - National Public Lands Day (link is external)

· November 11 - Veterans Day (link is external)

The public can obtain additional Prescott NF information via the following:

Prescott NF Forest Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/prescott/

Twitter: @PrescottNF

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PrescottNF/

Bradshaw Ranger District (928) 443-8000, Verde Ranger District (928) 567-4121

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