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Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Mon Jan 20, 2020 - Wed Nov 11, 2020- see all dates
Various times
All Ages

On select days throughout the year, all national parks are open to the public with no admission fee.  

September 28's free day is in honor of National Public Lands Day.

Before visiting a park, guests are advised to check the park website to determine its operating status.

Updates about the overall NPS response to COVID-19, including safety information, are posted on the nps website.

2020 dates:

January 21: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 20: First day of National Park Week
August 25: National Park Service Birthday
September 28: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day

(No worries if you miss these days: 264 of our more than 400 national parks never charge an entrance fee!)

National Parks - Multiple Locations
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite, CA 95389
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
Peek-a-Boo Stroll-Thru: A Puppet Marvel!
Bob Baker Marionette Theater - 10:00 AM Pick
Knott's Taste of Fall-O-Ween
Knott's Berry Farm - 12:00 PM Pick
Beach Eats To Go
Parking Lot #11 - 5:00 PM Pick
Drive-In Concerts at the Muck
Muckenthaler Estate & Cultural Center - 7:30 PM Pick
The Frida Cinema 2020 Pop-Up Drive-In
Various Locations, including Zion Lutheran Church & School - 8:30 PM Pick
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