FREE National Park Admission This Weekend

Jan 11, 12 FREE National Park Admission This Weekend

National Park Free Day - ZionIf you’re feeling the need to escape Provo for the weekend, then you may want to know that this weekend the National Parks are FREE to visit in celebration of Martin Luther King JR weekend. Utah has many beautiful National Parks and monuments to visit.

To give you some ideas, here is a list of Utah National Parks and Monuments to visit this weekend.

  • Arches National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Canyonlands National Park
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Zion National Park
  •  Dinosaur National Monument
  • California National Historic Trail
  • Cedar Breaks National Monument
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
  • Natural Bridges National Monument
  • Old Spanish National Historic Trail
  • Pony Express National Historic Trail
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument
  • Timpanogos Cave National Monument (closed until Spring)

Other National Park Free Days for 2012 are as follows:

  • April 21-29 (National Park Week)
  • June 9th (Get Outdoors Day)
  • September 29th (Public Lands Days)
  • Nov 10-12 (Veterans Day Weekend)

Check the National Park Websites ( for specific park hours, closures, details, etc.

Grab some friends, bring lots of water, PB&J and be sure to dress for the weather. Have a blast!