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National Park Service offers free-fare day to celebrate 105th birthday

Aug 25, 2021, 10:17 AM | Updated: 10:38 am

A sign hangs at the  entrance to Zion National Park on May 14, 2020 in Springdale, Utah. (Photo by ...

A sign hangs at the entrance to Zion National Park on May 14, 2020 in Springdale, Utah. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Park Service is celebrating its 105th birthday by waiving all entrance fees to NPS sites on Wednesday.

Park officials said the entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation or special tours. Rangers encouraged visitors to check with their local parks for any restrictions due to weather, fire or COVID-19.

This is the fourth of six free-fare days in 2021; the next will be on Sept. 25 for National Public Lands Day. The final free-fare day is on Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

Utah has nine national parks, monuments and historic sites.

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National Park Service offers free-fare day to celebrate 105th birthday