National Park Week starts Saturday with free admission

UTAH — To celebrate National Park Week, the National Park Service (NPS) will waive entrance fees on April 20. The parks service also encourages visitors to take advantage of National Park Week with educational and volunteer opportunities.

Each day of National Park Week has a special theme, and activities are organized around that theme. Take a look at the schedule below, along with how the park service encourages visitors to participate:

  • Saturday, April 20: “Discovery.” Make new discoveries in parks.
  • Sunday, April 21: “Volunteers.” Volunteer for a single event or a long-term position.
  • Monday, April 22: “Earth Day.” Learn about environmental stewardship and ways to practice conservation at home.
  • Tuesday, April 23: “Innovation.” Learn about innovative projects that are taking place in parks or through the programs of the National Park Service.
  • Wednesday, April 24: “Workforce Wednesday.” Meet the park service workforce of employees, interns, fellows, volunteers, contractors, partners, and more.
  • Thursday, April 25: “Youth Engagement.” Learn about opportunities for youth and young adults to get involved.
  • Friday, April 26: “Community Connections.” Learn about the work NPS’ programs and partners are doing in communities nationwide.
  • Saturday, April 27: “Junior Ranger Day”. Become a Junior Ranger through in-person or online activities.
  • Sunday, April 28: “Arts in Parks.” Explore opportunities for artists-in-residence programs and learn stories of art in the park.

The closest national parks and monuments to Park City by driving time:

  • Timpanogos Cave: ~1.25 hours
  • Fossil Butte: ~ 2 hours
  • Dinosaur: ~3 hours
  • Capitol Reef: ~3.75 hours
  • Arches: ~4 hours
  • Cedar Breaks: ~4 hours
  • Zion: ~4 hours
  • Great Basin: ~4 hours
  • Bryce Canyon: ~4.25 hours
  • Canyonlands: ~4.25 hours
  • Grand Teton: ~4.5 hours

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