11 PNW Parks to Visit During National Park Week

11 PNW Parks to Visit During National Park Week
National Park Week, April 16 to 24 2016, is America’s largest celebration of national heritage and to celebrate, entrance into these parks is FREE! It’s about exploring, discovering, being outside, enjoying this amazing world, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks. Here are 11 PNW National Parks to visit. Are any in your area? Of course, be sure to check with local ranger stations for closures and current weather conditions before going.

Camping, hiking, picnicing, snowshoeing and more…..there are so many ways to enjoy the National Parks in the PNW!


  1. Mount Rainier National ParkMt. Rainer Camping 1
  2. North Cascades National Park297080914_orig
  3. Olympic National Park


  1. Crater Lake National ParkCrater Lake National Park


  1. Denali National Park and Preservedenali
  2. Gates of the Arctic National Parkgates
  3. Glacier Bay National Parkglacier bay
  4. Katmai National Park and Preservekatmai
  5. Kenai Fjords National Park

  6. Kobuk Valley National Park

  7. Lake Clark National Parklake clark

Do you plan to visit any parks during National Park Week?

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About Angela Strand

Angela is a wife, mama to three little ones and a lifelong Washington State resident. Besides facilitating the NW Healthy Mama website, she loves being involved in her kids' school, hiking with her girlfriends, growing all the things, writing, reading and taking photos.

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