RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Parks is observing Veterans Day by offering free admission to all visitors.
Hungry Mother in Marion, Kiptopeke in Cape Charles and Staunton River in Scottsburg will hold flag retirement ceremonies. Local veterans will speak at New River Trail State Park in Max Meadows.
Donations of supplies or food for veterans or deployed military members will be accepted at Belle Isle in Lancaster, First Landing in Virginia Beach, Lake Anna in Spotsylvania and Powhatan State Park.
Special programs also will be offered at other state parks. A list of programs can be accessed online at http://1.usa.gov/1x93QWD .