Come Celebrate National Park Week: April 15-23
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. 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 from April 15 to 23, 2017.
Discover all there is to see and do in your national parks. With many exciting opportunities to enjoy nature and our nation’s unique cultural heritage, what will your adventure be?
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!
- April 15: Junior Ranger Day
Calling kids of all ages! Earn a Junior Ranger badge at one of the many fun programs happening at parks across the country.
- April 22: Earth Day
Join a volunteer project or simply enjoy the natural wonders and wildlife preserved in national parks.
- April 23: Park Rx Day
Get healthy and active in a national park with a ranger-led program or with family and friends. Learn more about Park Rx Day.
Try something new this year during National Park Week!
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