National parks offering free admission Tuesday

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in southwestern Colorado / NPS/Lisa Lynch

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — National parks across the country are offering free admission today (Tuesday) in honor of the National Park Service Birthday. The park service is turning 99 years old today.

Entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees will be waived at 127 national parks across the country. Admission to the other parks is always free.

Other fees, like those for registration, camping, tours, and concessions, will still be in effect.

Click here to find a park near you. 

If you can’t make it outside today, national parks will also be offering free admission September 26 for National Public Lands Day and November 11 for Veterans Day.

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