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US Forest Service First Fee Free Day Of 2016

Big Bear, CA, January 16, 2016 – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s dedication and forward thinking the US Forest Service would like to extend an invitation to everyone on Monday, January 18, for this year’s first “Fee Free Day” on the national forests in Southern California. The National Forest Adventure Pass will not be required for visitors recreating in the San Bernardino, Angeles, Cleveland and Los Padres National Forests. By waiving fees, The Forest Service is working to ensure as many visitors as possible have the opportunity to experience the great outdoors and take advantage of the many recreational activities America’s...

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Forest Offers Fee Free Days

Fawnskin, CA, June 12, 2012, noon – The San Bernardino National Forest provided a “Fee Free” day for all visitors last Saturday. If you missed it, don’t worry, there are two more “Fee Free” days scheduled this year. The next one will be September 29 on National Public Lands Day, and after that, Veterans’ Day Weekend on November 10, 11 & 12. A National Forest Adventure Pass will not be required on those days for visitors entering areas that normally require a National Forest Adventure Pass. Forest visitors should remember that even though the Adventure Pass “fee” will be waived, other fees like campground, reservation and group site fees may still be applicable. Also remember, if you’re planning to visit the forest, always “Know Before You Go,” and contact the Big Bear Ranger Station & Discovery Center for information on current conditions. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31548.mp3|titles=Forest Offers Fee Free...

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San Bernardino National Forest To Offer “Fee Free” Days

Fawnskin, CA, June 8, 2012, noon – The San Bernardino National Forest announced that tomorrow (Saturday, June 9) will be a “Fee Free” day for all visitors to the Forest. A National Forest Adventure Pass will not be required for visitors entering areas that normally require a pass. Acting Forest Recreation Officer Al Colby says  “This Saturday marks National Get Outdoors Day, a great way to connect communities with public lands all over the country.” “Fee Free” days will be observed this year on National Get Outdoors Day, which is tomorrow (June 9), National Public Lands Day on September 29, and Veterans’ Day weekend, November 10-12. Forest visitors are reminded that even though the Adventure Pass fee will be waived, other fees such as campground, reservation and group site fees may still be applicable. And remember, if you’re planning to visit the forest, “Know Before You Go,” and contact the Big Bear Ranger Station & Discovery Center for information on current conditions. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31545.mp3|titles=Forest Fee Free Days – Mike Evans...

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Forest Service Increases Number of “Fee Free” Days To Eight This Year!

Big Bear, Ca, January 11, 2012, 4:00pm – The U.S. Forest Service announced this week that eight dates have been chosen to be fee free days for the national forests nationwide.  Usually in years past there have been two or three fee free days, where adventure seekers don’t need to purchase an adventure pass for their car to park on National Forest Land, and this year the Forest Service has increased the number to eight days.   “We encourage the public to get outdoors in America’s vast and dynamic playground,” said Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. “We hope that visiting your beautiful national forests and grasslands will help people gain a deep appreciation for natural resources, and create lifelong memories.”  This Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend will be filled with fee free days, with Saturday through Monday, requiring no adventure pass.  Later on in the year, June 9th, Get Outdoors Day, September 29th, National Public Lands Day, and November 10th through 12th Veterans Day Weekend will also be fee free days.  The mission of the U.S. Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future...

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