Visit National Parks for Free in 2017

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If you’re a traveler, chances are one or multiple of the 413 U.S. national parks are on your bucket list. The National Park Service is going to help you out by offering certain holidays as a chance to enjoy nature without spending a dime. Find your park and plan your next 2017 adventures.

January 16th: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 20th: Presidents’ Day
April 15th-16th and April 22nd-23rd: National Park Week Weekends
August 25th: National Park Service Birthday
September 30th: National Public Lands Day
November 11th-12th: Veterans’ Day Weekend

Want to spend more than a handful of days at national parks? Find out how to obtain annual passes, including the Every Kid in a Park pass, volunteer pass and senior pass, here.

McGee Nall is a Paste intern and a freelance writer based out of Athens, Georgia. She was probably eating Nilla wafers and Nutella while writing this.