Mark Your Calendars! Fee Free Days in 2023

Four young children run along a walkway with desert plants growing on either side.

Photo by National Park Service / Renata Harrison

The Department of the Interior is committed to ensuring that everyone, no matter their zip code, can access and enjoy the benefits of green spaces and the outdoors. That’s why several of our bureaus offer fee free days each year. Each fee free day commemorates a significant date to celebrate the public lands that the Department manages

Plan your visit today! Don’t forget to recreate responsibly.

February 20 (President’s Day)

April 22 (First day of National Park Week)

June 19 (Juneteenth National Independence Day)

August 4 (Great American Outdoors Day)

September 23 (National Public Lands Day)

October 8 (First Sunday of National Wildlife Refuge Week)

November 11 (Veterans Day)

Whether it’s hiking, camping or climbing on lands stewarded by the Bureau of Land Management; bird watching, wading through wetlands, or visiting marine national monuments on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-managed lands; or enjoying national parks️, monuments️, and historical sites curated by the National Parks Service – fee free days offer an incredible opportunity to enjoy America's public lands.