Source: National Park Service
Enjoy a budget-friendly day of natural beauty this Saturday by visiting one of the nation’s state parks for free!
Saturday marks the first day of national park week and to celebrate all parks that charge an entrance fee will be waiving the cost to visit.
Join us as we celebrate #NationalParkWeek from April 17 to 25! We encourage you to virtually explore these amazing places during the week, as we share the beauty, history and culture of YOUR national parks. https://t.co/nH8T6AzV3U pic.twitter.com/2Z11jBDn3P
— US Department of the Interior (@Interior) March 31, 2021
Although entrance fees will be waived on Saturday, park goers will still have to pay for costs associated with camping, activities, tours and transportation.
National Park Week runs from Saturday, April 17 through Sunday, April 25 and parks across the nation will host a variety of special events, programs and digital experiences. There will also be special theme days throughout the week to highlight the different ways people can enjoy national parks.
#NationalParkWeek is just around the corner! You're invited to join us in a @Twitter chat on Friday, April 16th at 1:00 pm ET. Join parks and programs across the country to learn about Park Week, ways to #RecreateResponsibly, and more! 🦅🐾🌿🏔️@Interior @NPSYouth @_healthyparks pic.twitter.com/llgFwbv6Zz
— National Park Service (@NatlParkService) April 12, 2021
To kickoff National Park Week, the National Park Service is inviting everyone to participate in a Twitter chat on April 16 at 1 p.m. ET where you can learn about the national parks, conservationism, the new NPS app and more! Simply visit the NPS’s Twitter handle at @NatlParkService.