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Happy Birthday to our National Parks


The U.S.National Park Service will offer FREE admission to all of our national parks on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, in celebration of the National Service Park Service 99th Birthday!

Here’s a list of the National parks in California:  
Cabrillo National Monument
Death Valley National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lava Beds National Monument
Muir Woods National Monument
Pinnacles National Park
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Yosemite National Park

If you’re outside of California, click here to find a park near you.


FREE days at our National Parks


What’s better then spending time with your family at one of America’s national parks for FREE! The U.S. National Park Service will offer FREE admission to all of the  our national parks on 9 Days in 2015.

To find a park near you click here. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates in 2015:

  • January 19
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 14-16
    Presidents Day weekend
  • April 18-19
    opening weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25
    National Park Service Birthday
  • September 26
    National Public Lands Day
  • November 11
    Veterans Day

Get in free to any National Park today!

Join the fun on August 25th!


Photo courtesy of Paul Downey

It’s national parks birthday, visit a national park on August 25, 2014 for FREE!  The National Park Service turns 98 years old. They are waiving entrance fees and inviting everyone to join in the festivities taking place coast-to-coast.

The big day, August 25, is a free-entrance day, so head to any of the country’s401 national parks and take in the scenery, learn a little history, or simply enjoy the great outdoors.

Parks across the country are offering loads of fun activities. Take the kids on a caving adventure, bike ride, kayak tour, hike, or island safari. Catch a campfire talk, make a painting, or witness a living history demonstration. Search the events calendar to find out what’s happening at a park near you! You can help the kids earn a free Junior Ranger badge at almost any park—just ask at the visitor center.

Share your adventure when you come back! Share your photos or videos with our friends at the National Park Foundation at www.NPSbirthday.org.