By Elizabeth Jackson
In celebration of National Park Week, Guadalupe Mountains National Park will waive entrance fees April 16-24, 2016. The park will also host National Park Week festivities on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Activities will include ranger-led interpretive walks, wildlife touch-table and Junior Ranger activities. “The weather is beautiful this time of year and it’s a great opportunity to enjoy a fee free visit to the park,’ said superintendent, Eric Brunnemann. “Bring a picnic lunch and come for a hike or join in the weekend festivities.”
Visit www.nationalparks.org for more information about local and national events at Guadalupe Mountains National Park and other National Park Service sites throughout the country. The park visitor center is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm daily. For more information on park activities, call (915) 828-5132 or visit www.nps.gov/gumo.