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Fall Grand Canyon National Park Camping Trip (Free Park Entree)
Afro's we are going camping in one of the seven wonders of the world, The Grand Canyon. Many people in the valley have never made the four-hour drive to The Grand Canyon, this is your chance. Saturday 9/22/2018 is National Public Land Day and entrance to the park is FREE! We have reserved Mathers campground in the park. We have group tent site 002 on stage loop. This is a first-time camper friendly event. There will be pre-camping events to make sure you are ready. ********Campground Amenities********* Vaulted toilets Showers Shuttle Bus Grocery store Water ********Grand Canyon National park Info******** https://www.nps.gov/grca/index.htm ********Meals********* If you want to share dinner and breakfast, please send $15.00, to Antoine the OA leader via PayPal ([masked]). If not, you are responsible for your own meals. *******Activities******* Hiking Sight-Seeing Geology Black History Wildlife Campfire Stargazing Dutch Oven Desert *******What to bring******* Use this camping checklist to make sure you have everything you need. https://www.rei.com/content/dam/documents/pdf/expert-advice/Family_Camping_Checklist_Final.pdf *******Gear Rental ****** Below is a list of places to rent equipment. Lowergear (Tempe) https://www.lowergear.com/all-rental-items Arizona Hiking Shack (Downtown Phoenix) https://www.hikingshack.com/rentals.html REI Chandler WWW.rei.com Please make sure you review a copy of the Outdoor Afro's waiver so that we can start this activity on time. http://outdoorafro.com/waiver

Mather Campground Grand Canyon National Park

Arizona, Grand Canyon Village, Havasupai St, Mather Campground Havasupai St · Grand Canyon Village, az

$9.50
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Outdoor Afro is a community that reconnects African-Americans with natural spaces and one another through recreational activities such as camping, hiking, biking, birding, fishing, gardening, skiing — and more! Outdoor Afro uses social media to create interest communities, events, and to partner with regional and national organizations that support diverse participation in the Great Outdoors. Here is where you can start locally connecting with people who share your outdoor interests!

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