Governor Kay Ivey announced that admission to Alabama State Parks will be free on Sept. 25 to honor National Public Lands Day.

National Public Lands Day celebrates the importance of public lands like the Alabama State Parks, wildlife management areas and Forever Wild Land Trust tracts. The day also celebrates the volunteers that play a role in the preservation of protected areas and to outdoor recreation. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) maintains 48,000 acres of public land and water.

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