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Published November 10, 2012, 09:41 AM

Fees waived at Roosevelt park to mark Veterans Day

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Visitors to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota won't have to pay a fee over the weekend.

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Visitors to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota won't have to pay a fee over the weekend.

The U.S. Park Service is offering free admission Saturday through Monday to mark Veterans Day.

Superintendent Valerie Naylor says spending the day visiting a national park to celebrate the nation's heritage is a good way to honor +veterans+.

There are two other national park units in North Dakota — Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site near Williston and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton. They're among the more than 200 national parks that never charge entrance fees.

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