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Get in to Cabrillo National Monument for free Sunday for National Parks' birthday

Admission to CA national parks is free Aug. 25
Posted at 5:48 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-25 13:53:04-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — In celebration of the National Parks Service's 103rd birthday, locals can enjoy the country's spectacular national parks for free.

On Sunday, Aug. 25, NPS will celebrate its birthday by granting free admission to park goers across the country.

The promotion is one of five "fee-free" days throughout the year. The next free admission days at Sept. 28 for National Public Lands Day and Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

In San Diego, residents can enjoy free entrance to Cabrillo National Monument at the tip of Point Loma. As an added bonus, living history re-enactors will be in attendance to walk guests through the Age of Exploration.

Films are also shown daily at the monument covering Cabrillo, the lighthouse, and nearby aquatic life. Guests can explore Cabrillo monument, nearby Old Point Loma Lighthouse, check out native plants, or trek down a trail to tide pools along the coast.