IndianaLocalMichiganNationalNewsSouth Bend Market

Veterans can visit National Parks for free, thanks to an employee at Indiana Dunes

An employee at Indiana Dunes deserves the thanks for a new policy at all of our National Parks.

All military veterans have free lifetime passes to the parks, thanks to a suggestion from Indiana Dunes Fee Program Supervisor Ryan Koepke.

The Northwest Indiana Times reports that he asked the Secretary of the Interior about the idea during a visit in August. The Secretary then passed the suggestion on to Congress that all veterans should be added to a bill that allows Gold Star families of military personnel who were killed in combat the chance to visit federal parklands free of charge. You can learn more at

Related posts

One of Michigan’s U.S. Senate seats is up for grabs in ’24. Who wants to sit in it?

Tommie Lee

New proposal for gun safety information in Michigan

Tommie Lee

Justice Dept. agrees to pay nearly $139 million to 100+ Nassar victims

Tommie Lee

Leave a Comment