The National Parks have announced the FREE National Parks Days for 2015! On these Fee Free Days, you can get admission to National Parks and Forests or Wildlife Refuges across the US that usually charge fees to enjoy. There are many that are free as well, but there are 107 parks for you to enjoy on these fee-free days. Such a great way to explore new parks or old favorites with your family on a budget!
One fee-free day is coming up next week – next Tuesday August 25th. This is the National Park Service’s birthday, so they are celebrating by offering FREE entrance into the National Parks on this date. They have also published this fun resource on 99 ways to find your park, with lots of great ideas of things you can do at the park to inspire you!
I love these fee free days and we have some beautiful parks in the NW worth exploring. Pack a picnic to take on your trek and all you need is some gas to get there for a great money saving day out!
*Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
Here are the Free National Parks days schedule for 2015-
- August 25th – National Park Service Birthday
- September 26th – National Public Lands Day
- November 11th – Veterans Day
Looking for a suggestion on where to go? Read about my family trip to Mt. Rainier National Park (pictures included!).
Do you have a favorite National Park you would like to recommend to the rest of us? Leave a comment below, or share on the Thrifty NW Mom Facebook page (you can even upload your favorite photo from your family’s trip there!).