National Parks Week: These 4 Georgia parks will be free to families all weekend

It’s National Parks Week, so the National Park Service has the perfect way to say thank you to its avid park goers.

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On Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, residents across Georgia can explore the following nature and historical sites for free:

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Oglethorpe, 

Cumberland Island National Seashore in St. Mary’s
Fort Pulaski National Monument  in Savannah

The savings offered at the 400 parks around the country ranges between $3 to $30 per admission.

All of these state attractions will also waive admission fees on dates in August, September and November as part of the park service’s 100th birthday celebration.

Here are the additional days to mark your calendar for free entry into these nature and historical sites in 2017:

  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

The full list of Georgia parks offering free admission as a part of the birthday celebration can be found here.

More things to do at Georgia’s parks and attractions:

Your comprehensive guide to Georgia's state parks

Every Atlanta attraction and museum with free admission

Guide to the Carter Presidential Center  

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