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    The National Park Service is celebrating its 101st birthday by waiving entrance fees Friday. 

    The "fee-free" day cover entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees. While no entrances fees will be collected, camping and tour fees may still apply.

    Here's a list of Maryland and Virginia national parks you can explore for free Friday:

    Maryland

    • Antietam National Battlefield
    • Assateague Island National Seashore
    • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
    • Fort McHenry NM and Historic Shrine National Monument
    • Fort Washington Park
    • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Virginia

    • Assateague Island National Seashore
    • Colonial National Historical Park
    • George Washington Memorial Parkway's Great Falls Park
    • Prince William Forest Park
    • Shenandoah National Park