Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Saturday, April 18: Enjoy a Free Day in the Parks!

In celebration of 75 years of Louisiana State Parks, Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu declared Saturday, April 18, to be a free "Day in the Park." During this special event, entrance fees will be waived for all visitors to Louisiana's State Parks and Historic Sites throughout the state.

"For three-quarters of a century, our State Parks and Historic Sites have given locals and visitors a chance to experience Louisiana's natural beauty," said Lt. Governor Landrieu, who oversees the Office of State Parks. "We are proud to have one of the finest parks systems in the country, offering recreational and educational opportunities throughout Louisiana. Our parks and historic sites are vitally important to our local economies. I invite you to come see for yourself all our State Parks have to offer."

For more information, read the full press release available through

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