Fees are an important part of managing public lands, as many recreation opportunities, including OHV recreation opportunities, may be lost absent an opportunity to pay for them outside of the federal budget’s appropriations process. However, the Fee-Free program is a way to thank the millions of public lands visitors and to encourage more people to experience the great outdoors.
January 18, 2016: Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- BLM, NPS, USFS, USFWS
February 13-15, 2016: Presidents Day weekend -- BLM, USFS (15th Only), USFWS
April 16-24, 2016: National Park Week -- NPS
June 11, 2016: National Get Outdoors Day -- USFS
August 25-28, 2016: National Park Service Birthday -- NPS
September 24, 2016: National Public Lands Day -- BLM, NPS, USFS, USFWS
October 9, 2016: First Sunday of National Wildlife Refuge Week -- USFWS
November 11, 2016: Veterans Day -- BLM, NPS, USFS, USFWS (11th-13th)
More information available online from each agency:
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