The National Park Service offers several days where you can get in free throughout the year.
Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2017:
- January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- February 20: Presidents’ Day
- April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
- August 25: National Park Service Birthday
- September 30: National Public Lands Day
- November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend
If you can’t make it on these days, you can always check out one of the 265 national parks that never charge an entrance fee.
If you are military with a military I.D., you will get a free annual pass!
Also, if you have a fourth grader this year, they can get a free annual pass by going here.