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Contact: Eileen Andes, 701-623-4466
Free admission will be offered on Saturday, September 29 at Theodore Roosevelt National Park to encourage visitors to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and spectacular badlands scenery.The National Park Service is waiving entrance fees at all national park units for National Public Lands Day.
Ranger-led interpretive programs will be offered in the park's North and South Units.The park also offers scenic driving, wildlife watching, hiking, and camping.Regular camping fees will be charged.
"This is an excellent chance for visitors to experience the park, spend time outdoors, and enjoy the beautiful fall weather," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor."We'd like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the park is always open and we welcome visitors to take advantage of this fee free day."
The other two national park units in North Dakota - Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site near Williston and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton - are among the more than 200 national parks that never charge entrance fees.
National Park Service entrance fees will also be waived on Veterans' Day weekend, November 10 through 12.
Information on all 397 national park units nationwide is available at www.nps.gov.For further information regarding activities and events at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, please visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/thro or call 701-623-4466.