Free Entrance Days in the National Parks
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.
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!)