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Visit these 100 National Parks for FREE on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

As we always say at 50 Campfires, anything that gets you off the couch and outdoors is a good thing! This Monday you can visit 100 national parks for free! The more popular parks charge up to a $35 entrance fee so it’s a big win! You’ll probably spend it on a fancy t-shirt in the gift shop anyway thought, right? Here’s the list!


Denali National Park & Preserve


Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Grand Canyon National Park

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Petrified Forest National Park

Pipe Spring National Monument

Saguaro National Park

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Tonto National Monument

Tumacácori National Historical Park

Tuzigoot National Monument

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Wupatki National Monument


Fort Smith National Historic Site

Pea Ridge National Military Park


Cabrillo National Monument

Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lava Beds National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument

Pinnacles National Park

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Yosemite National Park


Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Colorado National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Hovenweep National Monument

Mesa Verde National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park


Canaveral National Seashore

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

Gulf Islands National Seashore


Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park


Haleakalā National Park

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park


Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve

Yellowstone National Park


Acadia National Park


Antietam National Battlefield

Assateague Island National Seashore

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Fort Washington Park

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park


Adams National Historical Park

Cape Cod National Seashore


Isle Royale National Park

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore


Pipestone National Monument


Gulf Islands National Seashore

Vicksburg National Military Park


Gateway Arch National Park (formerly Jefferson National Expansion Memorial)

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield


Glacier National Park

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Yellowstone National Park


Death Valley National Park

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

New Hampshire

Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park

New Jersey

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

New Mexico

Bandelier National Monument

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Valles Caldera National Preserve

White Sands National Park

New York

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

North Carolina

Wright Brothers National Memorial

North Dakota

Theodore Roosevelt National Park


James A. Garfield National Historic Site

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial


Fort Smith National Historic Site


Crater Lake National Park

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Puerto Rico

San Juan National Historic Site

South Carolina

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park

South Dakota

Badlands National Park


Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park


Big Bend National Park

Fort Davis National Historic Site

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Padre Island National Seashore


Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Golden Spike National Historical Park

Hovenweep National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument

Zion National Park

Virgin Islands

Christiansted National Historic Site


Assateague Island National Seashore

Colonial National Historical Park

George Washington Memorial Parkway’s Great Falls Park

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Prince William Forest Park

Shenandoah National Park


Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Mount Rainier National Park

Olympic National Park

West Virginia

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park


Devils Tower National Monument

Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park

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