No fees in national parks on MLK Day - CBS46 News

No fees in national parks on MLK Day

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

If you have Martin Luther King Day off this Monday, you may want to spend it at the park.

Over 400 national parks, including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Atlanta, will be free.

The National Park Service is waiving the fee to observe the holiday.

Many national parks will also participate in a day of service to serve surrounding neighborhoods and communities.

Other fee-free days in 2014 include:

  • Feb. 15-17 - Presidents Day weekend
  • April 19-20 - Opening weekend of National Park Week
  • Aug. 25 - National Park Service birthday
  • Sept. 27 - National Public Lands Day
  • Nov. 11 - Veterans Day

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