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Free Entrance to Death Valley National Park to Celebrate Founder’s Day

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Date: August 21, 2014

Death Valley, CA--The National Park Service will waive entrance fees to Death Valley National Park and all National Park units on Monday, August 25th, 2014 to celebrate Founder’s Day-the birthday of the National Park Service. The celebration marks the 98th anniversary of the creation of the agency in 1916. This part of a service-wide effort to invite all Americans to experience their national parks. With 401 National Park units nationwide, every American is less than 100 miles from a national park experience.

For more information and tips on what to do, go to http://www.nps.gov/deva

Did You Know?

The salt stretches across the floor of Death Valley

The salt pan on the floor of Death Valley covers more than 200 square miles. It is 40 miles long and more than 5 miles wide.