With free admittance to all National Parks, the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. is the perfect time to kick off 2019 and celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!
January 21st, 2019
All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of Dr. King, Jr..
Be part of America’s largest celebration of national heritage! It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.
Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to commemorate the holiday than to get outdoors?
The fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. All other fees are not included unless stated otherwise.
2019 Free Entrance Dates
- January 21: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- April 20: First day of National Park Week
- August 25: National Park Service Birthday
- September 28: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day
Throughout the week, many parks will also host Every Kid in a Park events, which encourage fourth grade students to visit national parks and other public lands by offering a free annual pass. Active duty military and citizens with a permanent disability can also get free passes.
Visit www.findyourpark.com to find a favorite park nearby, or to discover some place new! Connect with your community and share your adventures with #FindYourPark.