National Park Service Celebrating 101st Birthday Friday, Entrance Will Be Free

By  //  August 24, 2017

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Canaveral National Seashore is 57,000 acres

On August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its 101st birthday as entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees will not be charged to visitors, including the Canaveral National Seashore, a national seashore located between New Smyrna Beach and Titusville.

With the National Park Service celebrating its 101st birthday on August 25,  330 million people visit America’s national parks each year, creating fierce competition for campsites, many of which are booked up to 6 months in advance.

To celebrate the National Park Service’s Birthday on Aug. 25, Hipcamp has hand-picked the most unique unbooked campsites near the top 10 most popular national parks.

Hipcamp [https://www.hipcamp.com] is a startup that creates new campsites by unlocking access to beautiful private lands such as nature preserves, farms and ranches. With 3.5 million users, Hipcamp helps last-minute campers enjoy the great outdoors.

On August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its 101st birthday as entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees will not be charged to visitors, including the Canaveral National Seashore, a national seashore located between New Smyrna Beach and Titusville.

On August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its 101st birthday as entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees will not be charged to visitors, including the Canaveral National Seashore, a national seashore located between New Smyrna Beach and Titusville.

The seashore contains 25 miles of undeveloped barrier island, which preserves the natural beach, dune, marsh and lagoon habitats for more than 1,000 plant species and 310 bird species.

The seashore occupies more than 57,000 acres and boasts a 24-mile-long beach which is the longest undeveloped beach on Florida’s east coast.

Year-round recreation at Canaveral National Seashore includes: fishing, boating, canoeing, surfing, swimming, hiking, camping, nature and historical trails.

During the summer months, the park provides guided sea turtle nesting tours.

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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S BIRTHDAY, AMERICA’S TOP 10 NATIONAL PARKS:

#1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (11 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/tennessee/great-smoky-mountains

>> Who doesn’t want to camp on a bona-fide Christmas tree farm?
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/north-carolina/historic-christmas-tree-farm

>> Visit cute farm animals or go on a hayride!
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/tennessee/little-river-campground-rv-resort

#2. Grand Canyon National Park (6 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/arizona/grand-canyon

>> Experience magical stargazing with unobstructed views.
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/arizona/greenleaf-canyon-campground

>> Red desert glamping, a quick jaunt from the Grand Canyon.
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/arizona/glamping-in-navajoland

#3. Yosemite National Park (5 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/california/yosemite-national-park

>> Sleep in a treehouse and relax in a hammock!
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/california/wondernut-farm

>> Experience a night in a tipi.
https://www.hipcamp.com/california/silver-fork-ranch/tipi-camping

>> Pitch a tent under ancient oak trees.
https://www.hipcamp.com/california/sierra-foothill-oasis/oak-hollow

#4. Rocky Mountain National Park (4.5 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/colorado/rocky-mountain

>> Experience the beauty of the Rockies from your own private campsite.
https://www.hipcamp.com/colorado/gould-getaway/gould-getaway

>> Your own personal waterfall!
https://www.hipcamp.com/colorado/soloman-s-s-land/peak-to-peak-pit-stop

#5. Zion National Park (4 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/utah/zion

>> Enjoy a communal backyard to socialize and relax with other travellers.
https://www.hipcamp.com/utah/basecamp-37/basecamp-37-powell-tent

>> Take in stunning views of the Canaan Mountains.
https://www.hipcamp.com/utah/water-canyon-cliffside/water-canyon-cliffside-campsite

#6. Yellowstone National Park (4 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/california/yosemite-national-park

>> Dip your toes in your own private stream.
https://www.hipcamp.com/idaho/fisherman-s-paradise/fisherman-s-paradise

Stay on a real cattle ranch. Yeehaw!
>>https://www.hipcamp.com/montana/ellison-ranch/ellison-ranch-camp

#7. Olympic National Park (3 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/washington/olympic-national-park

>> Pitch your tent in this pristine river valley protected by a conservation agreement.
https://www.hipcamp.com/washington/sublime-olympic-wilderness/olympic-wilderness-river-camp

>> Enjoy the company of horses at this farm.
https://www.hipcamp.com/washington/sequim-prairie-mountain-view/sequim-prairie-mountain-view

#8. Acadia National Park (3 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/maine/acadia

>> Find peace on this beautiful homestead and sanctuary.
https://www.hipcamp.com/maine/motherwort-farm/motherwort-farm

>> Enjoy this old granite quarry with access to the ocean.
https://www.hipcamp.com/maine/old-quarry-campground/old-quarry-campground

#9. Grand Teton National Park (3 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/wyoming/grand-teton

>> Don’t forget your fishing gear!
https://www.hipcamp.com/idaho/fisherman-s-paradise/fisherman-s-paradise

#10. Glacier National Park (3 million visitors per year)
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover/montana/glacier

>> Relax on this old farm.
https://www.hipcamp.com/montana/pine-needle-farm-cashmeres/pine-needle-farm-cashmeres

>> 20 acres of off-the-grid farmland, complete with goats!
https://www.hipcamp.com/montana/pine-needle-farm-cashmeres/pine-needle-farm-site-2

>> SEE THE ALL CAMPSITES ON HIPCAMP:
https://www.hipcamp.com/discover

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