Free Entrance Days in the National Parks
By bay area indian on 25 Aug 2013
Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout 2013 enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite Park.
Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car fee, and Muir Woods is allowing free entry and free parking.
Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2013
January 21, 2013 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
April 22-26, 2013 for National Park Week
August 25, 2013 for National Park Service Birthday
September 28, 2013 for Public Lands Day
November 9-11, 2013 for Veterans Day weekend
Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
Participating California National Parks:
Cabrillo (Normally $5 vehicle fee and $3 entrance fee)
Death Valley $20, $10
Joshua Tree $15, $5
Lassen Volcanic $10, $5
Lava Beds $10, $5
Muir Woods $7
Pinnacles $5, $3
San Francisco Maritime – Always Free
Sequoia-Kings Canyon $20, $10
Whiskeytown $10, $5
Yosemite $20, $10
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America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free!