National Park Free Entrance Days 2017

National Park Free Entrance Days 2017

National Park Free Entrance Days 2017 Photo Courtesy of NPS














The National Park free entrance days for 2017 have been announced! The National Park Service offers 413 amazing sites throughout the United States.  There is over 80 million acres of beauty to explore. For 10 special days during 2017 entrance fees will be waived for all park visitors. Let the road trip planning begin!

Mark your calendars!

  • Jan. 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Feb. 20: Presidents Day
  • April 15-16 & April 22-23: National Park Week weekends
  • Aug. 25: National Park Service birthday
  • Sept. 30: National Public Lands Day
  • Nov. 11-12: Veterans Day weekend


Camping fees are applicable everyday of the year. We recommend to reserving your campsites ahead of time. Everyone loves the National Parks and campgrounds book up quickly.  For more information about camping visit the National Park website to plan your visit.  We also recommend checking out State Parks along your route. They are definitely worth seeing and often have great campgrounds.

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“P.J.” the van under a blanket of Stars- Courtesy of Happy Camper, Ignacio Rodrigez

Our camper vans also book up fast! Booking ahead will keep you savvy- check out rates and availability here.  Here is a quick tip for your planning: Off season travel offers the lowest rate of the year. You also deal with less crowd in the parks. Check out January- March and October-December and get more vacation for your money. Be sure to check out our other blog posts for great off season destination tips!




From all of us here at Lost Campers; we wish you all a very Happy New Year.

See you in 2017 for an adventure of a lifetime!

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Roof Tent Lights on “Ina”, courtesy of Happy Camper, Melissa Hostrup,

Submitted by Van Fan Launi Haygood in Salt Lake City, Utah