The National Park Service has announced fee-free days for 2019. Come out and enjoy the great outdoors at Prince William Forest Park on these remaining dates and get in for free:
- Sunday, August 25: National Park Service Anniversary
On Aug. 25, national parks in greater Washington invite the public to join a nationwide commemoration to honor and remember the enslaved Africans brought to Virginia’s Point Comfort, now part of Fort Monroe National Monument, in 1619.
Guest speakers, local historians and park staff will discuss the history and influence of African Americans in the local community at 2:30 p.m at Prince William Forest Park visitor center.
Across the nation, parks and organizations will ring bells on Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. for four minutes—one minute to honor each century of African American history. Additional remarks will follow.
Saturday, September 28: National Public Lands Day
Monday, November 11: Veterans Day