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Grand Canyon National Park to offer free entrance fees for Earth Day

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PHOENIX – The Grand Canyon National Park will offer visitors free entrance fees as part the 48th anniversary celebration of Earth Day during National Park Week.

Fee free day will take place on Saturday, April 21, giving the general public the opportunity to take part in Earth Day activities at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center Plaza near Mather Point.

Normal entrance fees to the Grand Canyon range from $15 per person to $30 per vehicle.

According to a release, the celebration will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature displays with information about current conservation efforts and initiatives at the park.

The Ribbons of Stewardship for a Healthy and Sustainable Grand Canyon National Park will give visitors the opportunity to reflect on what they adore most about the Grand Canyon with the use of an interactive display.

The park will also host a live demonstration of the Grand Canyon Railway Steam Engine using biofuels at the South Rim Train Depot.

There will be two more fee free days on September 22 for National Public Lands Day and November 11 to celebrate Veterans Day.

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