2011 Free Entrance Days in National Parks

The National Park Service is offering several fee-free days at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees.*

Whiteoak Canyon, Shenandoah National Park
(Image: NPS)

Mark your calendar for these fee-free days in 2011:

  • April 16-24
    (National Park Week)
  • Tuesday, June 21
    (First day of summer)
  • Saturday, September 24
    (Public Lands Day)
  • November 11-13
    (Veterans Day weekend)

Making the fun even more affordable, many national park concessioners are joining the National Park Service in welcoming visitors with their own special offers.

Here’s a tip – many of your 394 national parks NEVER charge an entrance fee. So start planning your visit.


*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.

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