Nearly 1 million people have since joined in on the idea, sharing photos and ideas of what they’re going to do instead of spending hours in store lines. To make opting out more attractive, several parks are waiving entry fees for the day, including redwood state parks and two national parks in Washington state. In California, the Save the Redwoods League is offering passes to many different parks.
“The day after Thanksgiving is a great time for fresh air and a little exercise,” said Sarah Creachbaum, superintendent at Olympic National Park. “Thanksgiving is a time-honored American tradition, and we invite families to create new traditions by enjoying a fee-free day at two of the Northwest’s premier national parks.”
When the stars are out in Utah, THEY ARE OUT! Another reason to camp outside in this cold weather. #optoutside @rei pic.twitter.com/vz4Y4bISMo
In California, the Save the Redwoods League is offering passes to many different parks. They’re first come, first serve, since there are limited passes for each park. Read more…