No Entrance Fees at Redwood National and State Parks this Weekend
Contact: Rick Nolan, 707-465-7304
Redwood National and State Parks’ Superintendents Jeff Bomke and
Often mentioned as “America’s Best Idea”, national parks this summer get even better as they are free to enter on these three weekends. Recognizing tough economic times call for economical fun, you can’t beat America’s 391 national parks for family time, fresh air, and opportunities to explore and learn about our great country. This Father’s Day weekend would be a good time to grab dad, family and friends, and make Redwood National and State Parks a lifelong memory.
The National Park System provides a web site to help plan your national park adventures at www.nps.gov. California State Parks also has a web site to help you in planning to visit the array of
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Did You Know?
While oceans contain most of Earth's carbon, about half stored on land in Redwood National and State Parks is in soils. The amount of carbon in the upper two meters of soil alone is ~14 million metric tons. That's equal to 1% of total U.S. emission in a year!