FREE Admission to the Grand Canyon this Sunday, August 25th 2013. In celebration of the National Park Service’s 97th birthday, all 401 national parks across the country, including will waive entrance fees on Sunday.
FREE Admission to all National Parks, Read more about Founders Day of the National Parks Service courtesy of St. George News.
Although first afforded Federal protection in 1893 as a Forest Reserve and later as a National Monument, Grand Canyon did not achieve National Park status until 1919, three years after the creation of the National Park Service. Today Grand Canyon National Park receives close to five million visitors each year – a far cry from the annual visitation of 44,173 which the park received in 1919.