Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18, will be the first of 16 dates this year on which the National Park Service, in marking its centennial, will offer free admission to its parks.
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The National Park Service turns 100 years old this year and is celebrating by offering free admission to parks on 16 occasions.
The first will be Monday, Jan. 18.
The fee waiver includes entrance, commercial-tour, and transportation entrance fees. Other costs, such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
The next opportunity will come during National Park Week, April 16 to 24.
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For more information, see: nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
And don’t forget our state parks. They will waive admission, too, on Jan. 17 and 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See discoverpass.wa.gov/136/State-Parks-Free-Day.