• Jonathon Allen, CFP®

A salute to Veterans and Gold Star Families.

This week we celebrate Veterans Day. The U.S. Department of the Interior is celebrating by giving veterans and Gold Star families free access to national parks, wildlife refuges, and other public lands, reported the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

To gain free admission on Veterans Day 2020 – and every day after – anyone who has served in the United States Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, can show one of the following forms of identification:

  • Veteran ID Card

  • Department of Defense ID Card

  • Veteran Health Identification Card

  • Veteran’s designation on a state-issued driver’s license or state ID card

The most frequently visited National Park Service sites across the country include:

  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Gateway National Recreation Area

  • Lincoln Memorial

  • George Washington Memorial Parkway

  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area

  • Natchez Trace Parkway

  • Grand Canyon National Park

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore

Happy Veterans Day!