Holiday, OREGON, Recreation

Parking free at dozens of state parks day after Thanksgiving

The entrance to Stub Stewart State Park. Photo: Chas Hundley

Parking will be free at 25 state parks throughout Oregon Friday, November 26, the day after Thanksgiving Day. 

It’s a tradition the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) said arose recently and has been dubbed “Green Friday,” which OPRD described as a “popularly known” day. 

That day, at least 25 state parks dotted throughout the state will waive their usual parking fees in an effort to draw Oregonians to public outdoor spaces.

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