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Visit state parks for free the day after Thanksgiving

 

November 23, 2022

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North Falls streams off the mountainside at Silver Falls State Park.

Oregonians get free access to state parks once again on the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 25.

Popularly known as "Green Friday," the day after Thanksgiving has become a tradition in recent years. Oregon state parks will once again waive day-use parking fees in the 24 parks that are open and charge for parking on that day.

"We're proud to promote this tradition and offer Oregonians an alternative to the busiest shopping day of the year," said Lisa Sumption, director of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

Parking is free year-round at almost all state parks; the waiver applies to the park...



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