Free Weekends at National Parks

This is great news for Outdoor and Sports enthusiasts.

This summer you can visit over 100 US National Parks and Monuments free on three weekends starting on June 20th and 21st. Earlier this month Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the announcement that the entrance fees will be waived on the weekends of June 20-21, July 18-19, and August 15-16.

This does include these treasured destinations like the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Parks.

Get more information from the US Department of Interior’s website for the National Park Service. Also check out the National Geographic websites for the Grand Canyon and Yosemite and other National Parks to help plan your trip.

To make the fun even more affordable, many national park concessioners are joining the National Park Service in welcoming visitors on this summer’s fee free weekends with the their own specials and discounts.

Did you know that many of the nations National Parks never charge an entrance fee? So if you are looking for a place to go camping or hiking this summer this is a great place to start looking.


Note: Before you go you may need some supplies so check out to  see if you can find some coupons, coupon codes and discounts to make sure that you save all you can on any gear you might need for camping, hiking, cycling, climbing, etc.