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    Angeles National Forest; Free Hiking and Fishing Saturday
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    LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA - MAY 21: Michael Rogers (L) of Australia and riding for HTC-Columbia rides in the peloton as they climb the Angeles Crest Highway through the Los Angeles National Forest during Stage Six of the 2010 Tour of California from Palmdale to Big Bear on May 21, 2010 in Los Angeles County, California. Rogers successfully defended the race leader's jersey during the stage. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Michael Rogers

    Visitors to the Angeles National Forest Saturday will be able to hike and fish for free in the Angeles National Forest in connection with National Public Lands Day.

       "By waiving fees, everyone will have a chance to get outdoors and enjoy the treasures of this great national forest,'' said Jody Noiron, supervisor of the Angeles National Forest. ``We are working to ensure as many visitors as possible can experience the great recreational opportunities we offer.''
      
    ``Fee Free'' days are observed on National Trails Day, June 5, Back to School season, Aug. 14 and 15, National Lands Day, Sept. 25, and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
      
    Fees will still be in effect for campground, reservations, group-site and concession fees.
      
    Ranger stations can be contacted at the Los Angeles River Ranger District in San Fernando at (818) 899-1900, ext. 229; San Gabriel River Ranger District in Glendora, (626) 335-1251, ext. 237; and the Santa Clarita/Mojave Rivers Ranger District in Valencia, (661) 296-9710, ext. 231.