Tag Archives: Free National Parks

National Park Week 2016 is Coming Up

Each spring the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation declare one week National Park Week to celebrate our national heritage. As part of the celebration, Entrance fees will be waived at all 410 sites under NPS management from April … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: National Park Service Birthday

Happy 97th Birthday to the National Park Service! The National Park Service was established on August 25, 1916 by a congressional act under President Wilson. Until then parks and monuments had been managed individually or by the US Army, with … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: National Park Week

It’s National Park Week 2013! From April 22-26, entrance fees are waived at all 401 National Park Service entities. That’s 84 million acres of spectacular scenery, cultural treasures, and historic landmarks as well as 17,000 miles of hiking trails…all for … Continue reading

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Latest National Park News

Add another one to the travel list. As of January 10, there are officially 59 National Parks. Pinnacles became the latest addition to the collection with an change in status from National Monument, which it had been known as since … Continue reading

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National Parks Are Free This Saturday

This Saturday, September 29, National Park Service sites are offering free admission in honor of National Public Lands Day. The yearly event was started in 1994 by government agencies and volunteers to help protect and restore all types of public lands … Continue reading

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