National Park Week

National Park Week is America's largest celebration of national heritage. It's about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It's all happening in your national parks.

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National Park Week is the time to discover national parks and the wonders they contain. Find your park!

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The National Park Service is once again partnering with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to present National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage.

Now's The Time!
Plan your visit by what you want to do or where you want to go. Here are some highlights during National Park Week:
  • April 15–16 and 22–23: Visit for free!
    On these National Park Week weekends, every national park will give you free admission!
Don't forget to check out www.nationalparkweek.org. There you can share your national park photos, videos, and tips. While you're there, learn all about the ways you can help support your national parks all year round.
Try something new this year. Find your park!

National Park Week Videos

Check out these videos created in honor of National Park Week 2016, the year the National Park Service turned 100 years old!