Weekends (4/15-16 & 4/22-23) of National Park Week = No gate charge, camping fees still apply


NPWeek_SAMO_960National Park Week weekends, April 15–16 and 22–23, are the perfect times to take your family to one of the National Parks  and advantage of  the *free entrance days.

Other free days that remain in 2017 include: Friday, Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday.

National Public Lands Day  on  Saturday, Sept. 30.

Veterans Day Weekend: Nov. 11-12.

National Parks “offer superb recreational opportunities, making them perfect places to enjoy our beautiful land, history, and culture, and nurture a healthy lifestyle.” There are hundreds of national parks that NEVER charge an entrance fee. So start Planning Your Visit.

BTW: Did you know that any fourth grade student can get a free annual pass through the Every Kid in a Park program?

Find the nearest national park to you by clicking here.

* “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.”

Julianne G. Crane

Photo: National Park Service

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