Yosemite National Park to Waive Fees for Veterans Day (2010)
In celebration of Veterans Day, Yosemite National Park, and all other National Park sites across the country, will offer free admission Thursday, November 11, 2010 for all visitors in honor of current members and retired members of the United States armed forces and their families. Free admission is being observed by all public lands managed by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture.
Did You Know?
The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.