Explore Arizona On Fee-Free Days For BLM-Managed Lands
February 15, 2012
FEE FREE --The Virgin River Gorge recreation area in the Arizona Strip is included in several fee-free, day-use days according to the Bureau of Land Management. Site standard amenity and individual day-use fees at BLM recreation sites and areas will be waived for the specified dates. Other fees, such as overnight camping, cabin rentals, and group day-use, will remain in effect. In Arizona, day-use fees will be waived at:
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related day-use fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands for Get Outdoors Day (June 9); National Public Lands Day (September 29); and Veterans Day weekend (November 10-12).
“While the BLM serves as the steward of America’s public lands, we can’t do our job alone,” said BLM Director Bob Abbey. “Waiving fees a few days out of the year may help some people, who might otherwise not have the opportunity to experience their public lands and develop a passion for them as others have.”
Site standard amenity and individual day-use fees at BLM recreation sites and areas will be waived for the specified dates. Other fees, such as overnight camping, cabin rentals, and group day-use, will remain in effect. In Arizona, day-use fees will be waived at:
Area Site Name Contact Number
Arizona Strip Virgin River Gorge Recreation Area (435) 688-3200
Kingman Burro Creek, Wild Cow Springs and Windy Point Recreation Sites (The purchase price of the Desert Garden Brochure and campsite dump fees will also be waived.) (928) 718-3700
Lake Havasu Crossroads Campground and Bullfrog, Bass Point and Quail Hollow Day Use Areas (928) 505-1200
Phoenix Painted Rock Campground and Painted Rocks Petroglyph Day Use Area (623) 580-5500
Safford Hot Well Dunes Recreation Area (928) 348-4400
Tucson St. David Cienega/Land Corral, Fairbank Historic Townsite, San Pedro House and Hereford Bridge Trailheads (520) 258-7200
Yuma Squaw Lake Campground and Boat Launch, Senator Wash Boat Ramp and Day Use Area, Senator Wash North and South Shore Campgrounds, Betty’s Kitchen Watchable Wildlife Area, Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area and Ehrenberg Sandbowl Off-Highway Vehicle Area (928) 317-3200
There are over 12 million acres of BLM Public Lands in Arizona to visit, enjoy and explore. Fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new area, and explore the wonder of your public lands in Arizona.