In honor of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites planned free admission for everyone on Monday, January 21, as the first fee free day of the year. Commemorated on the third Monday of January, it is also a day of service when hundreds of volunteers participate in service projects at parks across the country.
Visit parks connected to the life and legacy of Dr. King:
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, Georgia - Walk through Dr. King's neighborhood in Atlanta that influenced his life and visit his birthplace, home, church, and gravesites.
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, Alabama - Retrace the steps of the 1965 Voting Rights March led by Dr. King on this 45-mile long trail.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, District of Columbia - Reflect on the words of Dr. King at his memorial near Lincoln Memorial, where he shared his dream for the nation in one of the most famous speeches in American history.