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Grand Canyon National Park to offer free entry for Veterans Day weekend

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PHOENIX — Are you looking to spend the Veterans Day weekend in the Arizona outdoors, while still saving money? Well, you’re in luck: The National Park Service said admission to the Grand Canyon is free over the holiday weekend.

Admission to the Grand Canyon National Park will be free on Saturday and Sunday in honor of the holiday. Typically, entrance fees to the park range from $15 for an individual to $30 for a vehicle of passengers.

The weather is also expected to be ideal for a day outdoors. According to The Weather Channel, the Grand Canyon will have a high of 61 degrees with a low of 24 on Saturday and a high of 64 with a low of 28 on Sunday.

Veterans Day weekend will also mark the last of the National Park Service’s Entrance Fee Free Days for the year. Other holidays when visitors could have visited the park for free included Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day.

And once you are done exploring the great outdoors, there will be plenty of Veterans Day-related activities to do right here in the Valley.

The city of Buckeye will host the Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial Wall at the Earl Edgar Recreational Park over the holiday weekend, while a handful of local businesses will offer discounts and freebies to vets.

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