Cybelle Castillo of Tucson, in red shirt, prepares to join her daughter and two of her daughter's friends for a post-hike picnic at Saguaro National Park East. 

Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

Get the kids and head to Saguaro National Park East or West, for a free day of hiking over Presidents Day weekend.  

National Parks Service is offering free admission to all national parks February 15 through 17, in honor of Presidents Day.

Click here to see what events are planned at other nearby national parks. For example, you can catch a basket weaving demonstration at Tumacacori National Historic Park or go on a guided walk to learn about the cultural history of the Santa Cruz River Valley.

For more information, visit the National Parks Service website by clicking here.

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