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Entry Fees Waived At Many National Parks in D.C. Area

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Assateague Island National Seashore is one of 100 parks nationwide that are waiving entry fees for National Parks Week.
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Assateague Island National Seashore is one of 100 parks nationwide that are waiving entry fees for National Parks Week.

The list of free parks includes a number of well-known attractions in our area. The break on fees is part of a series of events planned for National Parks Week.

For the next week, visitors on the Eastern Shore will be able to check out the wild ponies for free at Assateague Island National Seashore.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, which straddles the Maryland-West Virginia border, will also waive entry fees.

In Virginia, the list of parks where entry fees have been waived includes Shenandoah National Park, Prince William Forest National Park, and Great Falls Park in McLean.

National Parks Week ends on April 24th. As part of the deal, commercial tour fees will also be waived as well.

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