🏞️ National Park Service to Offer 6 Free Entrance Days in 2024

Enjoy free entrance at all national parks, national monuments, historic sites, and more!

By Kyrie Collins, Macaroni KID Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher January 11, 2024

Combine incredible scenery and history with great savings and visit a national park, historic site, or national monument for free on one of six free entrance days this year.

The Free Entrance Days for 2024 will be:

  1. January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  2. April 20: First Day of National Park Week
  3. June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day
  4. August 4: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  5. September 28: National Public Lands Day
  6. November 11: Veterans Day

  National Park Superlatives
  Where you'll find the:
 Highest Point: Denali National Park
 Lowest Point: Death Valley National Park
 Deepest Lake: Crater National Park
 Longest Cave: Mammoth Cave National Park
 Tallest Trees: Redwood National Park
 Highest Waterfall: Yosemite National Park

National parks are America's best idea, and more than 400 parks are available to everyone every day. The fee-free days provide an excellent opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that usually charge an entrance fee

Colorado sites, monuments, and parks in the National Park Service include:

In addition, any fourth-grade student can get a free pass through the Every Kid Outdoors program; active duty military and any citizen with a permanent disability can also get free passes.

To continue the national park adventure beyond free entrance days, the annual $80 America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass allows unlimited entrance to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including all national parks.

More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's national parks and work with communities nationwide to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Stay connected on FacebookInstagram, Twitter, and YouTube.