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Free Entrance Days Announced for U.S. National Parks

National Park Service – January 05, 2012
By National Park Service

Free Entrance Days Announced for U.S. National Parks America's Best Idea - the national parks - gets even better with several fee-free days at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees.* Mark your calendar for these fee-free dates in 2012: January 14-16 Martin Luther King Jr. weekend April 21-29 National Park Week June 9 Get Outdoors Day September 29 National Public Lands Day November 10-12 Veterans Day weekend To make the fun even more affordable, check out these discounts and special offers from park partners and neighboring businesses: National Park Hospitality Association National Parks Promotions Council Here's a tip - many of your 397 national…
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