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April 20, 2012
Free Entrance for National Parks Week

 

bp yosemite.JPGWhat's better than enjoying the vast splendor of our national parks?

Not having to pay for the pleasure.

Starting Saturday and continuing to next Sunday, admission to any National Park is free. It's part of the celebration for National Parks Week.

Said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, in a prepared statement: "During National Park Week, stroll a woodland path or around the grounds of a presidential home. Kayak through a mangrove forest or on an urban waterway. All 397 national parks are great places to get some exercise while taking in spectacular scenery or learning something new. Whether you go to a natural, historical, or recreational site, or an urban, suburban, or rural park, every national park provides a place to exercise both the body and the mind."

Yeah, what he said.

More information here.

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