MORRISTOWN, NJ - Celebrate the National Park Service's 103rd birthday on Sunday August 25 by visiting all NPS sites for free. Residents are invited to visit a favorite place or a new one.
The Morristown National Historical Park is one of many that are free today. Other parks in New Jersey that are free today include the Crossroads of the American Revolution in Trenton, Ellis Island and Thomas Edison Historical Park in West Orange,
There are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day, said the park service. According to their website, the parks and programs of the National Park Service connect Americans and visitors from around the world with the nation’s notable landscapes, history, and outdoor opportunities. Each of the 419 national parks tells an important part of the collective story of America.
In addition to today, the National Park Service will offer free days on September 28 (National Public Lands Day), November 11 (Veterans Day), January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday) and April 20 (First Day of National Park Week).