Steamtown Fee Free DaysA reminder from the National Park Service, “Our national parks are in place for everyone to have fun,” comes with an extended invitation to, “Reconnect with nature and history,”  as an assortment of Entrance Fee-Free Days at Steamtown National Historic Site have been set for 2015. While the splendor of our nation’s history and spectacular outdoor living is a pleasure anytime during the year; February 14-16, Presidents Day Weekend, holds the opportunity to take in the sights at Steamtown nix the price tag.

Providing complimentary admission to Park grounds, the museum complex and scheduled walking tours; guests can seize an opportunity to soak in the rich history of this popular industrial railroad yard. Other amenities at the site, such as train rides, will be made available for a fee.

With the National Park Service’s centennial celebration one year away; NPS Director Jonathan B. Jarvis comments on the occasion that spans beyond the holiday invitation, “We are inviting all Americans to discover the beauty and history that lives in our national parks,” he says, calling Entrance Fee Free Days, “An extra incentive to visit one of these places.”

Director Jarvis’ words of wisdom transcend beyond the popular Scranton destination. With the suggestion to enjoy the great outdoors, comes an understood invite to all the exciting events planned across the region, this week and into the future.