Daines’ Bipartisan National Park Week Resolution Passes U.S. Senate

Senator Steve Daines led a bipartisan resolution designating April 20, 2024, through April 28, 2024, as National Park Week. To start the celebration, entrance into all national park units will be free Saturday, April 20.

“Montana is home to some of the world’s best and most beautiful national parks, recreation areas, battlefields and historic sites. Preserving these treasures means preserving the beauty and history that sets us apart, which is why each year we mark this week National Park Week. I’ll always work to preserve our parks for future generations to explore and enjoy,” said Daines.

Saturday, April 20: Discovery. Entrance fees are waived on April 20.
Sunday, April 21: Volunteers. Find opportunities to volunteer.
Monday, April 22: Earth Day. Many parks are hosting volunteer events. You can also find ways to practice conservation at home.
Tuesday, April 23: Innovation. History of our nation’s innovation is preserved in national parks. Learn about the innovative projects happening in our national parks today!
Wednesday, April 24: Workforce Wednesday. Meet the incredible workforce of National Park Service’s employees, interns, fellows, volunteers, contractors, partners, and more. 

Thursday, April 25: Youth Engagement. Calling the rising generation of stewards! Learn about the opportunities for youth and young adults to get involved and see what your peers are up to.
Friday, April 26: Community Connections. Learn about the important work the National Park Service and partners are doing in communities across the country both within and outside park boundaries.
Saturday, April 27: Junior Ranger Day. For kids (and kids at heart), become a Junior Ranger through in-person or online activities to learn about special places or topics. 
Sunday, April 28: Arts in Parks. Home of many arts past and present, find your muse creating arts within parks.