Forest Service waives fees for veterans at Whiteside Mountain, Whitewater Falls on Nov. 10-12

Press release

From the U.S. Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service today announced that day-use fees at Whiteside Mountain and Whitewater Falls in the Nantahala National Forest will be waived on Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 10-12.

The fee waivers are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Day-use fees will be waived at all standard amenity fee sites operated by the Forest Service.

“This is our way of saying thanks to the brave men and women – past and present – who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe at home,” said U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. “We encourage veterans, their families and all visitors to take time out over the holiday weekend to enjoy the benefits that nature provides at forests and grasslands throughout the country.”

For more information, visit:
http://www.fs.fed.us/news/2012/releases/10/veterens-day.shtml

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