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Calendar of Free Entrance Days to National Parks

Great Smoky is free every day. Also enjoy five days in 2022 when entrance is free to the other national parks.

Great Smoky National Park has free entrance 365 days a year. But if you plan on visiting a neighbor park like Shenandoah or Mammoth Cave on your trip, then watch for free entrance days.

122 national parks and monuments that normally charge an entrance fee will be free on five days during the year. Plan your visit and enjoy our country’s history and nature.

Monday, January 17, 2022: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday, April 16, 2022: First day of National Park Week

Thursday, August 4, 2022: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act

Saturday, September 24, 2022: National Public Lands Day

Friday, November 11, 2022: Veterans Day

For more information: www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/fee-free-parks.htm