Calendar of Free Entrance Days to National Parks

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A family camping in a national park

A family camping in a national park

Enjoy your "free" time in the national parks. Although Great Smoky Mountains National Park is always free, 120 national parks and monuments that normally charge an entrance fee will be free on several days during the year. This includes two parks in Tennessee and North Carolina.

Plan your visit and enjoy our country’s history and nature.

January 20, 2020: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 18, 2020: First day of National Park Week

August 25, 2020: National Park Service Birthday

September 26, 2020: National Public Lands Day

November 11, 2020: Veterans Day

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