NPS Celebrations in November

November at the National Park Service (NPS) means a celebration of National Native American Heritage month and the final entrance fee-free day of 2022.

Native American Heritage Month

The history and heritage of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Island communities are part of all national parks. Throughout the year, and especially during November’s celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the National Park Service and its partners celebrate together the rich traditions, languages, and contributions of Indigenous people. 

NPS offers vast resources to help learn more about Native American heritage here


Fee-Free Entry*

The final free admission day of the year is coming up on Friday, Nov. 11. With a national park in every state, now may be the time to plan a visit!


NPS encourages all visitors to begin their trip to a national park by stopping at or the NPS app to help plan and prepare. 


*The entrance fee waiver for the fee-free days applies only to National Park Service entrance fees and does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation or special tours. Most national parks do not have entrance fees at all.