National Park Free Admission

National Park free admission days take place at over 2000 federal recreation areas through the US. Colorado is home to 4 national parks as well as national monuments, national historic trails and national historic sites. The best way to find out why these areas are recognized nationally is to make a visit. But be ready to be overwhelmed by these treasures. It usually costs $15 to $30 per vehicle to get into a national park. There are also annual passes available to specific areas or you can buy an annual pass that gets you into all National parks in the US. In 2018 Rocky Mountain National Park in between Estes Park and Grand Lake was the third most visited national park in the US. You can save the entrance fee on specially designated National Park Free Admission days that take place on these special occasions. 

  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (January)
  • First day of National Park Week (April)
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday (August)
  • National Public Lands Day (Fourth Saturday September)
  • Veterans Day (November 11)

National Park Free Admission

National Park Free Admission Days In Colorado

  1. Black Canyon Of The Gunnison, Montrose - National Park
  2. Great Sand Dunes, Mosca - National Park
  3. Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - National Park
  4. Mesa Verde, Cortez - National Park
  5. Dinosaur Monument, Dinosaur - National Monument
  6. Florissant Fossil Beds, Florrisant - National Monument
  7. Hovenweep, Cortez - National Monument
  8. Yucca House, Cortez - National Monument
  9. Colorado National Monument, Fruita - National Monument
  10. Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - National Recreation Area
  11. Old Spanish National Historic Trail  - National Historic Trail
  12. California - National Historic Trail
  13. Santa Fe, SE Colorado - Historic Trail
  14. Sand Creek Massacre, Kiowa County - National Historic Site
  15. Bent's Old Fort, La Junta - National Historic Site
  16. Browns Canyon National Monument
  17. Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
  18. Chimney Rock National Monument
  19. Pony Express Trail
  20. Cache La Poudre River National Heritage Area

Events in Colorado by National Park Free Admission