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Free National Parks admission on MLK weekend

Joshua Tree National Park

January 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
The upcoming Martin Luther King holiday weekend is a good time to enjoy the outdoors. From January 14-16, all national parks across the country will offer free admission.

There are 397 national parks, including the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the Joshua Tree National Park and the Mojave National Preserve in Southern California.

The National Park Service will also have free admission during a few other holidays this year.