Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service!
Ten days this year, the National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.
Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2017:
- January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- February 20: Presidents’ Day
- April 15-16 and 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
- August 25: National Park Service Birthday
- September 30: National Public Lands Day
- November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend
You can find a list of Minnesota national parks here. (The one that normally charges a fee is Pipestone National Monument in the northwest corner of the state.)
Learn more on the National Park Service website!