U.S. national parks and forests that charge admission will waive fees Monday to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. That means you can skip the $25 entry fee to visit Joshua Tree or Death Valley.
What's there to do? Plenty. L.A. Times Travel writer Christopher Reynolds and photographer Mark Boster collected 101 tips guaranteed to make your national parks outdoor adventure a success.
Remember, fees are waived for Monday only. Charges for campgrounds and other activities are still in effect.