Calendar of Free Entrance Days to National Parks

Enjoy five days in 2023 when national park entrance is free.

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Enjoy your “free” time in the national parks. 122 national parks and monuments that normally charge an entrance fee will be free on five days during the year. The other parks are free all of the time.

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

Monday, January 16, 2023: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Saturday, April 22, 2023: First day of National Park Week

Friday, August 4, 2023: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act

Saturday, September 23, 2022: National Public Lands Day

Saturday, November 11, 2023: Veterans Day

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