Georgia Parks waives admission fees

These 4 Georgia parks will be free to families on Monday

Stephanie Toone The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The National Park Service is commemorating it’s 100th birthday by offering free admission to several nature and historical sites on Monday and nine other days this year.

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is one of the four Georgia sites that will waive its admission fee on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and dates in  February, April, August, September and November, according to the National Park Service’s website.
Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Oglethorpe and Cumberland Island National Seashore in St. Mary’s will also offer free entry.

These are the dates to mark your calendar for free entry into these nature and historical sites in 2017:

  • January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents’ Day
  • April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

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