Here is When you Can See the National Parks for Free in 2016

Check them out while they are free!

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2016 is a big year for the parks – the National Park Service is celebrating its centennial.

National Parks offer different adventures for everyone. There are tons of learning opportunities and you will never run out of things to do. Each national park has a wide range of activities and adventures for you to embark on during any season. Go hiking, sandboarding, dogsledding, kayaking, whale watching, camping, fishing, swimming, bird watching, biking, rock climbing, ice climbing and more.

View famous national landmarks, admire the awe-inspiring scenery, explore canyons, check out wildlife, see some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world and take tons of photos.

Although national parks are not pricy, and most of them are always free, there are a few that charge entry fees and offer tours that cost money. That being said, the best time to check them out is when they are free.

So, enjoy the parks, while keeping your budget intact. Here are the National Park free-entry days for 2016, according to nps.


January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

April 16-24: National Park Week

August 25-28: National Park Service Birthday

September 24: National Public Lands Day

November 11: Veterans Day


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