Park Passes and Fees
Perched in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Horsetooth Reservoir overlooks the Colorado town of Fort Collins, about an hour north of Denver. The reservoir, approximately 6.5 miles in length and a half-mile in width, was constructed in 1949 as part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.READ MORE
If it's free, it's for me—and YOU! 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 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
National Park Service, Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and US Forest Service
Whether you’re a history buff, a beach bum, or a tropical fish aficionado, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park in Key West, Florida has something for everyone! Florida’s southern most state park offers a wide array of activities and rich U.S. military history.READ MORE
Our best advice is to check the Shuttle Bus Routes page on Rocky Mountain National Park's website. If you need additional information, call the park's visitor Information line at 970-586-1206 (daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mountain Time, recorded information after hours).
The visitor facilities at Mount Rushmore National Memorial are open all year, seven days a week, with the exception of December 25th. For operating hours visit http://www.nps.gov/moru/planyourvisit/hours.htm.
No camping, lodging or overnight rv facilities are available within Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
Visit the following links for visitor services information such as camping, dining and lodging available in the Black Hills of South Dakota:
National Park and public lands across the country are offering free admission on Veterans Day Weekend.
Here's a message from National Park Service ranger and U.S. Marine veteran Dan Hottle of Yellowstone National Park about getting out to visit your National Parks this weekend.READ MORE
Current road conditions for Yosemite are available at http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/conditions.htm. Call (209) 372-0200 (press 1 then 1) for the most up-to-date condition. Specific information about Tioga Pass is available at http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/tiogaopen.htm.
The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, held annually on the Ellipse, between the National Mall and the White House in Washington, D.C., will take place on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 5 p.m.READ MORE
With another year of renovations under her belt, Lady Liberty reopens her crown to the public on October 28, 2012. The welcoming beacon of the New York Harbor, embodying freedom and democracy, closed her doors the day after her 125th birthday last year, and will reopen just in time to celebrate her 126th.READ MORE