Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2020, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2020:
- January 20: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- April 18: First day of National Park Week
- August 25: National Park Service Birthday
- September 26: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day
Feb. 9 – Full moon, supermoon
Feb. 18 – Mars will be behind the moon
March 9 – Full moon, supermoon
March 20 – March equinox
April 7 – Largest full moon of the year
April 7th’s SUPER PINK MOON IS THE BIGGEST AND BRIGHTEST SUPERMOON OF THE YEAR
Venture outside on the night of Tuesday, April 7, to catch a glimpse of April’s full Pink Moon. This full Moon—which is a supermoon, the first full Moon of spring. It will be visible after sunset and reach peak illumination at 10:35 P.M. EDT.
For the best view of this lovely spring Moon, find an open area and watch as the Moon rises just above the horizon, at which point it will appear its biggest and take on a golden hue!
May 7 – Full moon, supermoon
June 5 – Penumbral lunar eclipse
June 21 – Annular solar eclipse
July 5 – Penumbral lunar eclipse
Oct. 31 – Full moon, blue moon
Nov. 30 – Penumbral lunar eclipse
Dec. 14 – Total solar eclipse
Dec. 21 – Rare conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn
More details, HERE on Space.com
Hey fourth graders! See America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free.
What: families with a 4th grader get a FREE 1 Year National Parks Pass! The pass grants you free access to national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and more! The 4th grader and everyone in the vehicle gets in for free. NOTE: This freebie is valid through August 31st, 2020.