Free Entrance August 25-28 to Celebrate 100 Years of Our National Parks

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If you’re looking for something to do next weekend look no farther. Yosemite National Park will be celebrating the Centennial of the National Park Service on August 25, 2016 and to honor of this historic occasion, all park entrance fees will be waived for that weekend.

From Thursday August 25 through Sunday August 28, 2016 all entrance fees into the park will be waived. Camping fees and all other fees will still be apply. There will also be many special Centennial programs throughout the park on August 25.

Special Centennial events include: a hike to the Top of Lembert Dome, a program on Stephen T. Mather and the Founding of the National Park Service, Horse-Drawn Stage Rides, and Tours of Pioneer Yosemite History Center.

For more information about all of the Centennial events in the park, please visit .

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