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If campers want to brave 90-degree heat and pitch a tent at a national park or battlefield on Monday, at least they won't worry about paying for it.

The National Park Service is waiving all admission and other fees at its parks and battlefields across the country as part of its 98th anniversary on Aug. 25.

The lack of admission fees won't affect most national parks and battlefields in Tennessee, such as Stones River National Battlefield and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where almost every area is free to enter. Campers will still need to get permits to use the federal property.

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