In honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., Yellowstone (YNP) and Grand Teton National Parks (GTNP), as well as other NPS sites, will have free admission today Monday, Jan. 16. Photo: Nick Sulzer // Buckrail

JACKSON, Wyo. — In honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites will waive entrance fees for everyone on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.

Commemorated on the third Monday of January, it is also a day of service when hundreds of volunteers participate in service projects at parks across the country. Various parks are offering virtual visits and programs this year to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Find volunteer opportunities inspired by a day of service or attend a ranger program to learn more about the history of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the pursuit of civil rights in America. Learn more at this link.

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Caroline Chapman is a Community News Reporter. She's a lover of alliteration, easy-to-follow recipes and board games when everyone knows the rules. Her favorite aspect about living in the Tetons is the collective admiration that Wyomingites share for the land and the life that it sustains.