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Thursday, June 16, 2011

BLM announces Fee Free Day

Lake Havasu City, Ariz. - In celebration of the first day of summer, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River District will be waiving entrance fees to local recreation sites.  The fee-free designation applies only to Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

“This is a great way to help some folks, who might otherwise not have the opportunity, to experience their public lands and develop a passion for them as others have,” stated District Manager Angie Lara.

Recreation areas in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River District that will be free include:

Yuma Field Office - Squaw Lake Campground and Boat Launch, Senator Wash Boat Ramp and Day-Use Area, Senator Wash North Shore Campground, Senator Wash South Shore Campground, Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area, and Ehrenberg Sandbowl Off-Highway Vehicle Area in the Yuma Field Office,
Kingman Field Office - Burro Creek, Wild Cow Springs, and Windy Point Recreation Sites in the Kingman Field Office,
Lake Havasu Field Office - Crossroads Campground and Bullfrog, Bass Point, and Quail Hollow Day-Use Areas  

Site standard amenity and individual day-use fees at BLM recreation sites and areas will be waived.  Other fees, such as overnight camping, concession fees, and group day-use will remain in effect.

National Public Lands Day, which is scheduled for September 24, and the Veterans Day holiday weekend, November 11-13, will also be fee-free days.


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