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Free Admission at National Parks

Free Admission Week at the National Parks!

There has been quite a bit of buzz surrounding the “opening weekend” of the National Parks and it is for good reason!

During April 15 – 23, you and your family can go explore one (or more!) National Parks, for free! The website states that unless a service is being provided by a third party, all fees associated with visiting the parks will be waved. “Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.”

Free Admission Days at the National Parks

Here is a link to the official site. It is also worth noting that this isn’t the only time during the year when admission is free. Admission is also free: August 25th (National Park Service Birthday), September 26th (National Public Lands Day) and November 11th (Veterans Day).

It is also worth noting that this isn’t the only time during the year when admission is free. Admission is also free: January 16th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) February 20th (President’s Day),  August 25th (National Park Service Birthday), September 26th (National Public Lands Day) and November 11th (Veterans Day).

Admission is also free on: January 16th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) February 20th (President’s Day), August 25th (National Park Service Birthday), September 26th (National Public Lands Day) and November 11th (Veterans Day).

Below you will find a list of the National Parks (courtesy of MapQuest), pick one and go exploring with your family!

Alaska

Denali National Park and Preserve

Gates of the Arctic National Park

Glacier Bay National Park

Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park

Lake Clark National Park

American Samoa

National Park of American Samoa

Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park

Petrified Forest National Park

Saguaro National Park

Arkansas

Hot Springs National Park

California

Channel Islands National Park

Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Kings Canyon National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Redwood National Park

Sequoia National Park

Yosemite National Park

Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Mesa Verde National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Florida

Biscayne National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

Hawaii

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Haleakalā National Park

Kentucky

Mammoth Cave National Park

Maine

Acadia National Park

Michigan

Isle Royale National Park

Minnesota

Voyageurs National Park

Montana

Glacier National Park

Nevada

Great Basin National Park

New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

North Carolina

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

North Dakota

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Oregon

Crater Lake National Park

South Carolina

Congaree National Park

South Dakota

Badlands National Park

Wind Cave National Park

Tennessee

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Texas

Big Bend National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

United States Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands National Park

Utah

Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Zion National Park

Virginia

Shenandoah National Park

Washington

Mount Rainier National Park

North Cascades National Park

Olympic National Park

Wyoming

Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Free Admission Days at the National Parks

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