⛰️ Free Entrance to National Parks (All Ages)

April 17, 2021 All Day
All National Parks (find a Colorado site)​

in the US and throughout CO


Combine great 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 scheduled for this year.

The six Free Entrance Days for 2021 will be:

  • January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 17: First Day of National Park Week
  • August 4: One-year Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 25: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

Normally, 125 of America's 418 areas in the National Park System charge an entrance fee that ranges from $3 to $30. The entrance fee waiver does not cover amenity or user fees for things like camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Colorado has 15 areas in the National Park Service.




Reservations may be required; visit for specific site information

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