Free-4-All: National Park Days 2019

So you need to figure out which days to take off from work in 2019? Forget your cousin Betty's wedding. We think you'd have more fun exploring some of America's wild lands, for free! Here are the entrance free days to visit those national parks that you need to check off your bucket list:


  • January 21, 2019 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • April 20, 2019 (the first day of National Park Week)
  • August 25, 2019 (the National Park Service’s birthday)
  • September 28, 2019 (National Public Lands Day)
  • November 11, 2019 (Veterans Day)


Go on any of these days and enjoy free entrance at any of the National Park System's 418 parks. See the full lis here

If you haven't been to any, here are our favorites and the things we would do again:


  • Yosemite National Park, CA 
    • Tenaya Lake to Clouds Rest
  • Joshua Tree National Park, CA
    • Chasm of Doom 
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, CO
    • Sandboarding
  • Glacier National Park, MT
    • Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
    • The Natural Entrance 
  • White Sands National Monument, NM
    • More sandboarding
  • Zion National Park, UT
    • The Subway
  • Olympic National Park, WA
    • Enchanted Valley


That's all you need to know folks. Start planning your Wilderness Badass 2019 adventures. 



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