Free Entry Days to National Parks & Public Lands in 2014

Experience the beauty of America's national parks and public lands this year for free! On the days specified below, entrance fees will be waived for the following national parks and public lands.

January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service

February 15-17: Presidents Day Weekend

National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service

April 19-20: Opening weekend of National Park Week

National Park Service

June 14: National Get Outdoors Day

U.S. Forest Service

August 25: National Park Service Birthday

National Park Service

September 27: National Public Lands Day

National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Forest Service

October 12: Opening day of National Wildlife Refuge Week

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

November 8-11: Veterans Day Weekend

U.S. Forest Service

November 11: Veterans Day

National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Army Corps of Engineers, and Bureau of Reclamation

As noted above, many free entrance days apply beyond just the national parks. There are fee-free days at several federal public lands, including those managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the US Forest Service and the Bureau of Reclamation.

Saving money doesn't just stop there! During fee-free days, many park partners will also offer discounts, saving you money on food, lodging, tours and souvenirs. Your wallet will thank you!

Did you know that 258 of America's 398 National Parks NEVER charge an entrance fee? Make your own fee-free days at parks near you any day of the year.

Also, some state and local park systems offer free admission throughout the year. Ask at parks near you to find out more.

To find nearby parks, use the free Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder app, or search our public lands database at OhRanger.com.