America’s Best Idea — our national parks — is even better when admission is free! Mark your calendar now for entrance fee-free dates for the coming year. On these dates, FREE entrance is available to 108 National Parks across the country that normally charge a fee.
During the fee-free days, the parks waive entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservations, camping, tours, concessions and fees collected by third parties are not included in this promotion. Free days include:
- January 18:Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- April 17:First day of National Park Week
- August 4:Celebrating the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act
- August 25:National Park Service Birthday
- September 25:National Public Lands Day
- November 11:Veterans Day