Free Admission to State Parks on Black Friday #OptOutside
States Offering Free Admission to State Parks for #OptOutside
AlaskaVehicle parking fees are waived for the day at all parks managed by Alaska State Parks on Friday, November 23. Park visitors are encouraged to get outside and share their outdoor adventures on social media, and throughout the holiday season, by hashtagging: #OptOutside, #alaskastateparks and #akstateparks.
ArizonaPick up your free day pass for Friday, November 23, at the Arizona State Parks & Trails Outdoor Recreation Information Center at I-17 and Pinnacle Peak Road Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information here.
ArkansasArkansas State Parks is offering free admission to 12 of their parks on Friday, November 23, which they’re calling Green Friday. Check out their events page to see which parks are on the list!
ColoradoColorado Parks & Wildlife is celebrating Fresh Air Friday by offering free admission to all of their state parks. Walk, hike or even ski for free! Snap and share your outdoor adventures with us using the hashtag #FreshAirFriday on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
DelawareDelaware State Parks invites you to skip the shopping on Black Friday, and #OptOutside instead! On Friday, November 23, all Delaware State Parks will be free of charge. Find your park here.
FloridaFlorida State Parks isn’t offering free admission exactly, but they do have a few Black Friday specials that you can check out on their #OptOutside page.
IndianaIndiana is doing #OptOutside big this year! Hoosiers can enjoy the outdoors with discounts and opportunities to win 2019 state park passes and other prizes. All state parks, reservoirs and state forest recreation areas will be free admission, and you can get 20% off a meal at an Indiana State Park Inn by downloading a coupon here! You can also engage in social media and participate in a scavenger hunt to be entered in drawings for prizes. More information on the prizes you can win here!
KansasVisit any Kansas State Park for free on Friday. Don’t forget to post your selfies with the hashtags #optoutside and #myksstatepark for a chance to win a free cabin stay!
MissouriCatch a free historic site tour at these participating Missouri State Parks. Plus, anyone camping at a participating site on Black Friday night will receive a camping coupon for a free night of camping for the same site type, valid through November 22, 2019!
OregonOregon State Parks is waiving day-use parking fees in 25 Oregon State Parks the day after Thanksgiving. And all the other parks already offer free parking year-round! Find your park here.
South CarolinaGet 50% off select campsites and parks on Black Friday in South Carolina by mentioning or entering promo code BF2018SC on a new reservation!
VirginiaWhen you #optoutside in Virginia Nov. 22-25, take pictures to enter in the annual Virginia State Park photo contest with a grand prize of a $500 Virginia State Parks gift certificate. You can submit up to five photos but they must be taken in one of the 38 Virginia State Parks.
Washington (State)Washington State Parks is offering free admission to all their parks on Friday, November 23. Find your park here! Be sure to bookmark the Black Friday page to keep up with all the great deals I’ll be posting!
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