Yosemite National Park to Waive Entrance Fees for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Yosemite National Park will offer free admission into the park starting Saturday, January 15 through Monday, January 17, 2010. The fee free waiver is for all visitors in honor of the holiday weekend.
Did You Know?
Giant sequoias are a fire adapted species. Their bark is fire resistant and fire helps open the sequoia cone and scatter the tiny seeds. Fire also clears forest debris from the mineral soil and provides a nutrient rich seed bed as well as clearing competing species.