Here’s when you can get free entry to national parks in 2022

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The U.S. National Park Service is waiving entrance fees for five days next year.

The five free days will be spread out across five different months, including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Veterans Day and the first day of National Park Week.

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People who visit any national park on the following days will not be charged an entrance fee.

  • January 17: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • April 16: First day of National Park Week
  • August 4: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • September 24: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

The NPS oversees more than 400 national parks, including 11 in Florida.

It says only about 110 of them have admission fees, ranging from $5 and $35.