National Park Week

Ranger giving a program to a tour on a rocky outcrop

NPS Photo

Each April, during the presidentially-proclaimed National Park Week, we join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to celebrate America's treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park!

Celebrate National Park Week 2020 from April 18 to 26! Parks across the country hosted a variety of special programs and events. To kick off National Park Week, all entrance fees were waived on Saturday, April 18! There were also special days during the week to highlight the different ways everyone can enjoy national parks.

  • Saturday, April 18: Junior Ranger Day/Possible Fee Free Day

  • Sunday, April 19: Volunteer Day

  • Monday, April 20: Military Monday

  • Tuesday, April 21: Transportation Tuesday

  • Wednesday, April 22: Earth Day (Wild Wednesday)

  • Thursday, April 23: Throwback Thursday

  • Friday, April 24: Friendship Friday

  • Saturday, April 25: Park Rx Day

  • Sunday, April 26: Bark Ranger Day


Get involved in National Park Week on social media, find an event, or stay caught up on news!

Get Social

Stay tuned for more social media fun, but be ready to share your National Park Week experiences and memories on social media using the hashtags: #NationalParkWeek and #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque.

Find an Event

Check back soon for all the exciting festivities parks will host for National Park Week 2020! Check out the events and programs happening in parks yearound.

National Park Week News

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    Last updated: November 5, 2019