Shenandoah Nat’l Park announces 2021 fee-free days

Shenandoah Nat’l Park announces 2021 fee-free days
Shenandoah National Park (Source: Bill Draper)

LURAY, Va. (WWBT) - Shenandoah National Park will waive entrance fees on seven days throughout 2021, marking national holidays and appreciation for park patrons.

This year’s free days are:

  • Monday, Jan. 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Saturday, April 17: First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
  • Saturday, June 19: Neighbor Appreciation Day
  • Wednesday, Aug. 4: One year anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • Wednesday, Aug. 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • Saturday, Sept. 25: National Public Lands Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day

“We invite visitors to come and enjoy this beautiful landscape where they have access to numerous recreational and educational opportunities,” said Shenandoah National Park Superintendent, Pat Kenney. “Shenandoah is a place where people can find refuge and create lasting memories.”

The Shenandoah Annual Pass is $55 and provides unlimited entry for one year to the pass owner and passengers in the same vehicle. The annual $80 “America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands” pass allows unlimited entry to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including all national parks.

There are free or discounted passes available for senior citizens, active duty military members, veterans, Gold Star Families, fourth and fifth grade students, and disabled citizens.

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