Celebrate National Parks Centennial With Free Admission

Posted by Teddy Minford on August 24, 2016 at 1:24:00 PM EDT | Post a Comment

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park

The National Park Service is turning 100 years old today and to celebrate, the NPS is giving free admission to everybody from August 25 to 28. Experience over 400 of America’s most scenic parks and monuments without the usual entrance fee (however, camping and tour fees are not waived).

Not sure how to start planning your trip? We have the best parks to visit in summer, the best parks to bring your family, the best scenic drives, and the best parks to visit in a day trip if you’re short on time. Can’t make it this year? Take a virtual vacation to see every national park. 

And don’t forget your camera! We have some tips on how to get the perfect shot.

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park | NPS/Jacob W. Frank

Teddy Minford

Associate Editor

I spent my childhood in Europe before moving to Sun Valley, Idaho, and exploring the West Coast. I now live in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and the only thing I love more than travel is books.

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