Every Kid Outdoors

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Free Access to Federal Lands and Waters for 4th Graders and Their Guests

Calling all fourth graders! What do you know about America’s federal lands and waters? You can find them almost everywhere! From Puerto Rico to Maine and Virginia to the Pacific Islands, some of America’s most spectacular destinations await your discovery.

Learn about your heritage and connect with nature while you explore more than 400 national parks and millions of acres of federal lands and waters. Visit cool places like Land Between the Lakes, Channel Islands, the St. Louis Arch, San Antonio Missions, the Frederick Douglass home, Canyon of the Ancients, and the Florida Keys. Listen to howling wolves, check out prehistoric dinosaur tracks, paddle a river, walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, or look up into a dark night sky and reach for the stars!

To help engage and create our next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates, the National Park Service, along with other federal agencies present the Every Kid Outdoors initiative. It provides 4th grade students and their families with free admission to National Parks and other federal lands and waters for a full year.


Annual 4th Grade Pass

  • Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age).

  • The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September - August).

  • Bring it with you when you visit. Electronic copies aren't accepted.

  • The pass is non-transferable

Last updated: December 19, 2019

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St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


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