Earlier this year the Park Service had announced free entrance days at 100 parks across the country, including parks within a couple hours’ drive from Lakewood.
The first fee-free days occurred during the weekend of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and Saturday marked the start of another week-long free pass into five National Parks in Washington state.
The following dates this year are also fee free:
- April 21-29, National Park Week
- June 9, Get Outdoors Day
- Sept. 29, National Public Lands Day
- Nov. 10-12, Veterans Day weekend
There are five participating parks in Washington state: