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2022 Free Admission to National Parks
Celebrate the Parks!
Here’s a tip – many of our 400+ national parks NEVER charge an entrance fee. So start Planning Your Visit! Click here to find a park.
Did you know that fourth graders and their families get free admission to federal public lands courtesy of the US Dept. of the Interior? Check out Every Kid in a Park on Silicon Valley Mom.
Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2022:
- January 17: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- April 16: First day of National Park Week
- August 4: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
- September 24: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day
*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.