What’s better than going to a national park? Getting in free! 2017 Free Days

Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates and start planning your next adventure.
  • January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents’ Day
  • April 15-16 and 22-23: National Park Week Weekends 
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

Find a list of the 120 participating parks here.

Oh, and here’s a great opportunity for any 4th graders and their parents reading my blog, you can get a free annual pass through the Every Kid in a Park program.

Also active duty military and those permanent disability always get in free.

Note camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included as part of the fee-free extravaganza.


So where are ya going to go?