You Can Visit Over 400 National Parks Around The U.S. For Free This Weekend

If you’re looking to explore a bit more of this beautiful country but don’t want to drain your checking account, we have some great news. You’ll be able to access every single U.S. National Park for free this Saturday.

In celebration of National Park Week, the National Park Service has announced that all admission fees will be waived visitors on April 20, 2019. More than 400 parks are taking part in this nationwide event, so there’s bound to be one near you. Popular spots such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, and Dry Tortugas National Parks are all included!

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to explore!

Can’t decide which National Park to explore this weekend? Here are a few favorites that we’ve featured in the past:

If you live on the western half of the country, check out North Cascades National Park in Washington or Channel Islands National Park in California. You can surround yourself with the towering cacti in Saguaro National Park in Arizona or check out to Utah’s underrated Capitol Reef National Park.

If you’re in the eastern half of the country, check out the scenic overlook at Clingman’s Dome or hike the Chimney Tops Trail in Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Tennessee or head to Congaree National Park in South Carolina. Everglades National Park in Florida is also an excellent choice.

And now’s the perfect time to visit America’s oldest National Park in Arkansas and America’s newest National Park in Indiana!