​National Parks In America Become Free

By:
Staff Reporter
Sep. 11, 2012

National Parks Free - This weekend National Parks around the country are offering free admission in celebration of Veterans Day. Take advantage of the opportunity to see some of our nation’s exquisite natural treasures and while the National Park Service shows their appreciation for the dedication of America’s service men and women.

There are five areas in Florida that are either National Parks, National Monuments or National Seashores that charge entrance fees. From Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13, 2011, park guests won’t pay an admission fee to these areas. They are:

Canaveral National Seashore - a natural wilderness area between the Atlantic Ocean and Mosquito Lagoon on the east coast from Titusville to south of New Smyrna Beach.

Castillo San Marcos National Monument - a the site of the oldest masonry fort in the U.S. located in St. Augustine.

Dry Tortugas National Park - a group of small islands south of Key West where Fort Jefferson is located.

Everglades National Park - largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S. located in South Florida.

Gulf Islands National Seashore - a natural wilderness area along the Gulf coast of Florida and Mississippi.

This is the last of the Free Fee Days for 2011. To see the dates set for 2012 Free Fee Days visit the National Park Service website.

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