Get free admission Monday at National Parks

Posted at 10:05 AM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-17 07:45:40-05

National parks throughout the country will offer free admission on Monday, January 18 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

"We invite all Americans to honor the legacy of Dr. King in a national park,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis.

Colorado has four National Parks -- Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Mesa Verde National Park.

Colorado has eight National Monuments. Test your knowledge of Colorado's National Monuments here.

While admission is free, parks may charge for parking, tours, reservations and camping.

The National Parks will offer free admission on several other days in 2016 - April 16 through 24, August 25 through 28, September 24, and November 11.

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