OUTDOORS + RECREATION

U.S. National Park Service announce free entrance days for participating parks

Jan 13, 2023, 4:30 PM | Updated: Jan 20, 2023, 3:15 pm

Entrance fees to all five of Utah's national parks will be waived on certain days this year....

The sun sets as a rainstorm blows over Delicate Arch in Arches National Park near Moab on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. (Spenser Heaps/Deseret News)

(Spenser Heaps/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — National parks across the county are waiving entrance fees on five significant days during the new year. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Arizona and Utah will join. 

The five days are: 

The fee waiver includes entrance fees only. Other fees such as camping, tours and more are not covered. 

A release from the National Park Service said entrance fees at Glen Canyon are normally thirty dollars for a private, non-commercial vehicle and all passengers, for one to seven days. 

Furthermore, National Park Service urges visitors to be aware of current park alerts and conditions. 

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U.S. National Park Service announce free entrance days for participating parks