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No entry fees for national parks Friday

The National Park Service is celebrating its 101st anniversary.

1934: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded. The park straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains along the Tennessee-North Carolina border and is the most visited national park in the United States.
1934: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded. The park straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains along the Tennessee-North Carolina border and is the most visited national park in the United States. (Scott Basford via Wikimedia Commons)

The National Park Service is celebrating its 101st anniversary with free entry to visitors. 

The NPS is waiving admission fees to all of its national parks across the nation Friday. Of the 413 national parks, 124 parks usually charge entrance fees that range from $3 to $30.

Included in the free parks is the Appomattox Court House National Historic Park in Central Virginia, the Booker T. Washington national monument in Hardy, and Colonial Jamestown.

Click here for a list of parks.