Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2023, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. 

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Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2023::

National parks are America’s Best Idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the 127 national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all of the time. Plan your visit and enjoy our country’s history and nature.

The fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

The annual $80 America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass allows unlimited entrance to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including all national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. There are also free or discounted passes available for senior citizens, current members of the military, families of fourth-grade students, and disabled citizens. Learn more about the variety of passes offered by the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series.

List of National Scenic and Historic Trails :

These trail websites are grouped by trail. For each trail, the federal agency is listed first, followed by the nonprofit trail organization(s).

For more great info on the National Park and Trails go to: and

I found lots of fun National Parks things below:

Books  (adults, kids, info, coloring books, etc.) Example below:

Games (Yahtzee, Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Family Board Games, etc.)  Example below:

Shirts (Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Baby)  Example below:

Maps (Scratch off, Mounted, Travel, etc.)  Example below:

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