• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Fee Free Weekend April 19-20

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Date: April 18, 2014
Contact: Christy Fleming, 307-548-5406

April 19-20, Fee Free at Bighorn Canyon

Go Wild this weekend for horses, geology, history, fishing, and boating at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.


The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week April 19-27, 2014. To celebrate the National Park Service is offering an entrance fee free weekend April 19 and 20, 2014, at all NPS sites that collect an entrance fee. This year's theme is Go Wild.


In a national press release on December 19, 2013, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced nine free admission days to America's National Parks.

The following are the remaining 2014 entrance fee-free days:

  • August 25: National Park Service's 98th birthday
  • September 27: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

Did You Know?

State Line trail marker, photo by C. Fleming

There are 13 trails with a combined mileage of approximately 27 miles in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. There are 3 trails with a combined mileage of 2 miles in the North District of the park. The remaining 10 trails are located in the South District of the park. More...