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Forest Service offers ‘Fee-Free Day’ in honor of MLK, Jr. Day
Houston County Courier

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is waiving day-use fees Jan. 19-21 at Day Use Areas in the Angelina, Sabine, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston National Forests, and the Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson Grasslands. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement and his charismatic leadership inspired men and women, young and old, in this nation and around the world,” said Mark Van Every, Forest Supervisor for the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas. “We hope you take this opportunity to visit your National Forests and Grasslands in Texas to help make your Martin Luther King, Jr. Day more memorable.” Camping fees remain in effect, but day-use fees will be waived Jan. 19-21 at these recreation areas and trails: Angelina National Forest - Caney Creek and Townsend Sabine National Forest - Ragtown, East Hamilton, Haley’s Ferry, Indian Mounds, Lakeview and Willow Oak Davy Crockett National Forest - Ratcliff Lake, Piney Creek Horse Trail Sam Houston National Forest - Cagle, Scotts Ridge and Double Lake, Sam Houston Multiple Use Trail Caddo National Grass-


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