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.
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If you go farther afield, check weather and road conditions before heading out to places like Yosemite (which closed temporarily last weekend because of severe storms and flooding) and Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park.
Remember, fees are waived for Monday only. Charges for campgrounds and other activities are still in effect.