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Gulf Island National Seashore's has one of many free fee day's today

PENSACOLA BEACH  --  Explore the beautiful beaches, forts and museums of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, for free today.
   
The "Fee Free Day" is in honor of Martin Luther King Junior,
Kalie Desimone- We are expecting some beautiful weather today so it's a great idea to come on out here to the Gulf Islands National Sea Shore and Fort Pickens because you can get in for free today.

For Martin Luther King Junior Day America's 401 national parks will be open for free. That means you can enjoy Gulf Islands National Seashore and The Fort Pickens area free of charge.

The fee free day only applies to entrance fees.  The superintendent of the park says they see an increase in traffic on days where they offer free admission. He says it's the perfect opportunity to get the kids out of the house and getting active.

Dan Brown- Gulf Islands National Seashore   
"Our national parks serve a lot of purposes. These are place where people re-create and recreate. I think that we all get refreshed from getting back in touch with our natural environment.."
               
Kalie Desimone
Camping is also available but you will still have to pay the $26 camping fee.
There are more "fee free" days throughout the year.
For a complete list just click here