On Sunday, August 25, the National Park Service turns 97 years old. To celebrate, admission to all national parks will be free! Festivities will be taking place coast-to-coast. Details here:

Enjoy free entry to all national parks, including Yellowstone, on August 25. The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation have created an online hub to help you plan your personal National Park Service birthday trip. Visit npsbirthday.org. Join in and share birthday wishes or stories, pictures, or video from you latest or favorite national park adventure.

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis said,

National parks belong to all Americans, and we invite everyone to join us and celebrate this special day. From kite-building demonstrations at Wright Brothers National Memorial, to a river paddle at New River Gorge National River or a scenic railroad ride at Steamtown National Historic Site, America's national parks offer something for the whole family.