Are you too cheap to spring five bucks to spend a day in our local National Forest? Then you’re in luck, because this Saturday and Sunday, August 14th and 15th, the Angeles National Forest is celebrating a Fee-Free Weekend.

For these days, you will not need to purchase or display an Adventure Pass while parking in the Angeles National Forest, although other fees like campground reservations and concessions will still be in effect.

To save yourself some trouble or heartache, be sure to check the list of fire closures to make sure the place you’re headed isn’t closed down.

Other National Parks and Forests are also celebrating this fee-free weekend, including the San Bernardino and Los Padres National Forests (The Cleveland National Forest may be fee-free, too, but I haven’t found any evidence on their web site) and several National Parks, including Death Valley, Joshua Tree, and the Cabrillo and Pinnacles National Monuments, among others.

Now you’ve got no excuse to try out a new trail!

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