Calendar of Free Entrance Days to National Parks

A family camping in a national park

A family camping in a national park

Enjoy your “free” time in the national parks. 120 national parks and monuments that normally charge an entrance fee will be free on several days during the year. The other parks are free all of the time.

Plan your visit and enjoy our country’s history and nature.

Fee-Free Days in 2017

January 16, 2017: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 20, 2017: Presidents’ Day Weekend

April 15-16 and 22-23, 2017: Weekends of National Park Week

August 25, 2017: National Park Service Birthday

September 30, 2017: National Public Lands Day

November 11-12, 2017: Veterans Day Weekend

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