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Free fun in the Everglades

Free fun in the Everglades

There's going to be a sawgrass celebration in gator country on Sunday. To celebrate the National Park Service's 97th birthday, Everglades National Park will offer free entrance and special savings on activities. "Sunday is Founder's Day," says Mary Plumb, the park's spokeswoman. "The park service was established on Aug. 25, 1916, by President Woodrow Wilson. It truly is America's best idea. Come out and enjoy your national parks for free." At Shark Valley, guests can bike the 15-mile loop or ride the tram and catch glimpses of beautiful wading birds and alligators sunning themselves on the road. "We're offering a birthday special...

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