Death Valley National Park Waives Entrance Fee on MLK Day


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News Release Date: January 13, 2015

The National Park Service invites you to take advantage of the many recreational opportunities available at Death Valley National Park. All National Park units will waive entrance fees in honor of Martin Luther King Day, January 19, 2015. Come to Death Valley to explore a polished rock canyon, multi-colored and bizarre rock formations, warm temperatures, and sunny skies.

In addition to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the National Park Service will waive entrance fees on eight other days in 2015 – February 14 to 16 (Presidents' Day weekend), April 18 &19 (opening weekend of National Park week), August 25 (the National Park Service's 99th birthday), September 26 (National Public Lands Day), and November 11 (Veterans Day).

A variety of park passes are available for purchase online and in parks. There are also passes that provide free admission for people with permanent disabilities and active duty military members and their dependents. All the details can be found at

For more information about Death Valley NP, call 760-786-3200 or see



Last updated: February 28, 2015

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