Free National Park Days = No gate charge; however camping fees still apply
National Parks “offer superb recreational opportunities, making them perfect places to enjoy our beautiful land, history, and culture, and nurture a healthy lifestyle.”
In addition to National Park Week (April 22-26), other free days that remain in 2013 include:
• Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday.
• National Public Lands Day (Sept. 28)
• Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 9-11).
There are 268 of the 401 national parks that NEVER charge an entrance fee. So start Planning Your Visit.
Find the nearest national park to you by clicking here.
* Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees that are NOT included are such things as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties, unless stated otherwise.
Photo: Yosemite Falls is visible from numerous places around Yosemite Valley, especially around Yosemite Village. A one-mile loop trail leads to the base of Lower Yosemite Fall. Shown here are RVers (from left) Julianne G. Crane, Jimmy Smith, Thom and Dar Hoch.