Free entrance to all national parks is Saturday to kickoff National Park Week

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced its kicking off National Park Week with free entrance to all national parks on Saturday, April 21, 2018. For one week each April, Interior joins with the National Park Foundation to celebrate America’s public lands.

The theme for National Park Week is “Park Stars,” which celebrates everything from starry skies to park features and resources.

Parks across nationwide are hosting a variety of programs and events. Dates below are additional commemorative occasions:

April 21: A Fee Free Day
National Junior Ranger Day
Volunteer Day (part of National Volunteer Week)

April 22: Earth Day
Let’s get out and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System and the Wild & Scenic Rivers System.

April 28: Military & Veteran Recognition Day

April 29: National Park Rx Day

 

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