Sometimes you’ve just got get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite Park.
Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car fee, and Muir Woods is allowing free entry and free parking.
Free National Parks Day
Participating California National Parks:
- Cabrillo (normally there’s $5 vehicle fee and a $3 entrance fee)
- Death Valley: $20, $10
- Joshua Tree: $15, $5
- Lassen Volcanic: $10, $5
- Lava Beds: $10, $5
- Muir Woods: $7
- Pinnacles: $5, $3
- San Francisco Maritime: Always Free
- Sequoia-Kings Canyon: $20, $10
- Whiskeytown: $10, $5
- Yosemite:$20, $10
>> Find a National Park near you.
National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands with over 175,000 people volunteering to plant trees, clean up beaches, and maintain trails in National Parks and other public areas.
On Saturday, September 27, 2014, you can get free admission to all 398 of the country’s National Parks (including Yosemite and Muir Woods).
> View volunteering opportunities on California Public Lands
*Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise
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