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Grand Canyon Free Entrance Days

The Grand Canyon is one of the most iconic and awe-inspiring natural wonders in the world. Millions of visitors come to see this spectacular landscape every year, and thankfully, there are several opportunities to visit for free. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at all the free entrance days available at the Grand Canyon.

First of all, it’s important to note that entrance fees to the Grand Canyon are $35 per vehicle for a 7-day pass, $30 per motorcycle for a 7-day pass, and $20 per person for a 7-day pass for those entering on foot or bike. However, there are a few days throughout the year when entrance is free for all visitors. These free days in 2023 include:

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Third Monday in January (Monday, January 16)
  2. National Park Week – Usually mid-April (Saturday, April 22)
  3. Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act (Friday, August 4)
  4. National Public Lands Day – Fourth Saturday in September (Saturday, September 23)
  5. Veterans Day – (Saturday, November 11)

On these free entrance days, visitors can explore the Grand Canyon’s many trails, scenic overlooks, and visitor centers without paying the usual entrance fee. It’s a great opportunity to experience the beauty of this natural wonder without breaking the bank.

It’s important to note that while entrance to the Grand Canyon is free on these specific days, other fees such as camping, tours, and permits may still apply. Additionally, these free entrance days can be quite busy, so it’s a good idea to plan ahead and arrive early to beat the crowds.

The Grand Canyon is a must-see destination for anyone who loves natural beauty and stunning landscapes. And with several free entrance days throughout the year, it’s more accessible than ever before. So why not plan your visit around one of these free days and experience the wonder of the Grand Canyon for yourself?