National public lands day is coming up!

photo credit Scott Bradley Hesson with permission

Shenandoah National Park will celebrate the 30th anniversary of National Land Day on September 23rd.

National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands.

Volunteers in the park will demonstrate this year’s nationwide theme of 30 Years of Care and Community through a service project near Big Meadows.

Entrance fees for the park will be waived on Saturday, September 23rd.

This year’s events will take place over three days, September 22-24 and registration is required.

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National Parks celebrate Public Lands Day

photo credit Scott Bradley Hesson with permission

National Parks across the country are celebrating Public Lands Day with free admission today.

There are plenty of options within driving distance including the Shenandoah National Park, Harpers Ferry, and Fort McHenry National Monument among others.

Not only are the parks open for public use, there will also be volunteer opportunities at most parks such as clean ups, pollinator garden planting, and more.

National Public Lands Day is the country’s largest single-day volunteer event.

To learn more or find volunteer opportunities, click here.

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