California’s Great Beyond

National Park Free Entrance Days

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Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2023, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. 

  • Date


    Monday, January 16, 2023

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Sunday, April 16, 2023

    First Day of National Park Week

    Friday, August 4, 2023

    Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act

    Sunday, September 24, 2023

    National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, November 11, 2023

    Veterans Day

National Park Free Entrance Days