THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. -

Happy Birthday! Our National Park Service is 98 years old today.

In recognition of this momentous occasion all national parks are waiving entrance fees.

Joshua Tree National Park is one of 401 parks across the country celebrating by giving visitors the free gift. Joshua Tree National Park is open today 9am-5pm (760) 367-5500.

Visit an area national park today then share your photos or videos at the National Park Foundation at NPSbirthday.org.