Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Statue of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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In honor of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites offered free admission to everyone on Monday, January 15, as the first fee free day of the year. Hundreds of volunteers participated in a day of service at parks across the country.

Visit parks connected to the life and legacy of Dr. King:

While the holiday has passed, it is not too late to get involved in volunteer opportunities inspired by a day of service or attend a ranger program to learn more about the history of Dr. King and the pursuit of civil rights in America.

Last updated: January 17, 2018