Here are the free admission dates for Colorado national parks in 2024

By Jim Lawson on December 29, 2023
Here are the free admission dates for Colorado national parks in 2024
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (Photo by Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

Here are the free admission dates for Colorado national parks in 2024.

Colorado is known for some of the most beautiful outdoor scenery in the country with countless trails and many sun filled days to enjoy them, and that includes 9 national park sites that will have several free admission dates throughout 2024!  

The following days will be free:

  • January 15th – MLK Jr Day
  • April 20th – National Park Week
  • June 19th – Juneteenth
  • August 4th – Great American Outdoors Day
  • September 28th – National Public Lands Day
  • November 11th – Veterans Day

Colorado state parks will be kicking off the year with a free day :

The parks that will have free admission will be as follows:

  • Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
  • Colorado National Monument
  • Dinosaur National Monument
  • Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

These days will allow free entrance for visitors with most of those fees typically starting at $10 but there will still be fees for additional services such as boating and camping. 

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