Admission fee waived on the first day of National Park Week

(KTVX) – In honor of National Parks Week, admission fees to all US National Parks will be waived on the first day of the festivities.

The nine-day celebration begins on April 22nd and runs through April 30th, allowing visitors who were unable to attend on the first day to attend online and in-person events.

In it, National Park Service staff ask attendees to share their “park stories” on social media. NPS encourages participants to use the hashtag #MyParkStory to tell stories about their special connection to national parks. To read what others are saying, National Park Service on social media or subscribe to hashtags #YourParkStory.

To keep inspiration flowing, NPS will develop a theme for each day of National Park Week, which participants should consider writing about.

  • The theme for Saturday, April 22 is connections.
  • April 23 (Sun): The theme is discovery.
  • April 24th (Monday): Theme achieved.
  • April 25 (Tue): The theme is tradition.
  • April 26 (Wednesday) The theme is gratitude.
  • April 27 (Thursday): The theme is originality and ingenuity.
  • Friday, April 28: The theme is inspiration.
  • Saturday, April 29 The theme is fun.
  • April 30th (Sun) The theme is love.

Other events are: ParkRx Day (April 22) Celebrate the “healing power of parks.” Here, visitors are encouraged to participate in individual or ranger-led activities to help initiate healthy habits. a virtual event (April 25) Celebrating young conservation leaders on Zoom.and junior ranger day (April 29), certain parks offer activities for younger visitors.

To learn more and find your nearest participating park, please visit: NPS website See an interactive map of the United States and information about each state’s national parks. Admission fee waived on the first day of National Park Week

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