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2011 Fee Free Days

The National Park Service has declared the following days Fee-Free for all parks in celebration of some important dates! Mark your calendars and enjoy any national park in the country without paying an entrance fee.

January 15-17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.

April 16-24 in celebration of National Park Week.

June 21 to celebrate the first day of summer!

September 24 to celebrate Public Lands Day.

November 11-13 in observance of Veterans Day.

Shenandoah National Park will waive its entrance fees for residents of Albemarle, Augusta, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Page, Rappahannock, Rockingham, and Warren Counties to celebrate its annual "Neighbor Appreciation Day" on June 18, 2011.

In addition, Shenandoah National Park will waive its entrance fee for all visitors in observance of its 75th Anniversary celebration on June 25. For more information about the Anniversary click here.

Did You Know?

Two National Park Service biologists study vegetation in Big Meadows in Shenandoah National Park.

Shenandoah National Park is an outdoor laboratory that helps scientists study the effects of our activities on the environment. To learn more, click on Science and Nature. More...