August 18, 2013 

B y the numbers That is how old the National Park Service will be Aug. 25. As part of the celebration, admission to all national parks will be free that day. Working with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of the national parks, the Park Service has created an online hub to help visitors plan a personal National Park Service birthday trip at npsbirthday.org. Visitors to the website can share birthday wishes, stories, pictures or video from a recent, latest or favorite national park adventure.

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