Free admission to national parks in New Mexico this Saturday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s national parks will offer free admission this Saturday, April 22, to kick off National Park Week.
Entrance fees will be waived at all 400+ U.S. national parks. The National Park Service says they hope this will encourage people to enjoy the parks in person.
The park service offered free admission for Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January. They’ll offer free admission again on Aug. 4, Sept. 23 and Nov. 11.
National parks reportedly added $156 million to New Mexico’s economy in 2021.
Here’s a list of New Mexico’s National Park Service sites:
- Aztec Ruins National Monument
- Bandelier National Monument
- Capulin Volcano National Monument
- Carlsbad Caverns National Park
- Chaco Culture National Historical Park
- El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro sites
- El Malpais National Monument
- El Morro National Monument
- Fort Union National Monument
- Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
- Manhattan Project National Historical Park
- Old Spanish National Historic Trail sites
- Pecos National Historic Park
- Petroglyph National Monument
- Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
- Santa Fe National Historic Trail sites
- Valles Caldera National Preserve
- White Sands National Park
Click here to learn more about National Park Week.