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Reminder: Free Entrance To U.S. National Parks This Weekend

Early last month I wrote about Free Entrance Days at US National Parks in 2014.

To get some ideas about National Parks to visit , check out a post I wrote about Fodor’s list of 10 Best National Parks To Visit This Winter.

President’s Day Weekend is coming up in less than a week which means free entry to National Parks all over the country!

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Free Entrance Days: U.S. National Parks in 2014

After writing earlier in the day about Fodor’s list of 10 Best National Parks To Visit This Winter, I found it fitting to post about a yearly deal related to the NPs.

Every year the National Park Service set aside a select list of dates for Free Entrance Days in the National Parks.

While I’ve really enjoyed visiting a few of the national parks, I’m sure that they are even better when they are also a great deal!

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Fodor’s: 10 Best National Parks To Visit This Winter

During our travels we haven’t had the opportunity to visit a great deal of National Parks in the United States. I can actually count the number on one hand and have a finger or two left over.

Here are the parks we’ve visited:

On Lucas’ second trip we got to visit Badlands National Park in South Dakota which was pretty amazing. The only problem was not having more time to explore. During our last trip of 2012 to Louisville & Nashville, we visited Mammoth Cave National Park which is the world’s longest cave system. I visited Grand Canyon West with my brother a few years back and got to experience the Skywalk. However the Skywalk is outside the Grand Canyon NP. Our most recent visit to a national park was this past Thanksgiving. During our trip to Florida we got to finally visit the Everglades.

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U.S. National Parks Free Entrance Days for 2013

Every year the U.S. National Parks have select dates set aside for “free entrance days”.

I’ve never taken advantage of this offer but it definitely makes for a great time to plan a visit to a National Park. You’ll also save some cash along the way.

Entry fees are actually pretty reasonable. According to the NPS website “265 of your 398 national parks NEVER charge an entrance fee”.

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