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Free Park Pass still Free for Military Members

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  • By Master Sgt Vincent De Groot
  • 185 ARW Wing PA
While many vacationers may already be back to work, there is still a lot of summer remaining to take advantage of a special offer from the National Parks. For those who may have some remaining leave, or may still be anticipating a longer vacation, you may want to plan a visit to a National Park; especially since it is free to members of the military!

For the rest of 2012 the National Parks are offering a free pass ($80 dollar value) to all active members of the military. (Including Guard and Reserve) The pass can be obtained at the entrance to a National Park with a current military ID. The pass covers the entrance to Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service sites that charge Entrance Fees.

If you can't get away during the summer months the parks are also a great place to visit during the fall and winter months.

Be sure to visit the National Parks website at to better plan your trip. You can also find information on the free Annual Pass for Military members on the website.