• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

2012 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 14-16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.

April 21-29 in celebration of National Park Week.

June 9 is "Get Outdoors Day!"

September 29 to celebrate Public Lands Day.

November 10-12 in observance of Veterans Day.

Plan to visit your national parks this year!

Did You Know?

Water stands in a pit, called an Opferkessel, in a boulder on Old Rag Mountain.

The small circular pits (Opferkessels) often found in the rocks of Shenandoah National Park’s cliffs and summits are formed by standing water.