Looking for something fun, free, and fantastic to do with family and friends? Head out to America’s national parks where millions of stars light up the dark night sky, deer and antelope (and a few other critters!) play on the wide open range, and history is an unbelievable experience.
During National Park Week, April 21-29, ALL 397 of your national parks offer free admission, all week long!
April 21 is Volunteer Day, so if you want to roll up your sleeves and pitch in with a project, look for a park where you can help out. On April 28, National Junior Ranger Day, parks will invite young visitors to “explore, learn, protect” and be sworn in as Junior Rangers.
A bunch of our park partners and concessioners are also providing discounts to make your visit even more enjoyable.
Also, don’t forget to check out www.nationalparkweek.org. There you can share your national park photos, videos, and tips. While you’re there, learn all about the ways you can help support your national parks all year round.
We hope you’ll picture yourself in a national park during National Park Week!
PS: If you can’t come in April, how about June 9? That’s the next day they waive entrance fees, this time to celebrate Get Outdoors Day.
Information for this article provided by the National Park Service
Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense of this website or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.