National Park Week Fee Free Days at Vicksburg National Military Park, April 16-24, 2011
Contact: Naomi Lofton, 601-636-0583
National Park Week gets even better this year with fee-free days at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees.The staff at Vicksburg National Military Park invites the public to celebrate National Park Week, April 16-24, 2011, and Junior Ranger Day, April 23, 2011, and experience America's Best Idea – the national parks. Entrance fees will be waived during the entire week, making it easier for visitors to tour the park and enjoy its significant resources.
Did You Know?
The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.