Great American Outdoors Day

Category: Nature
Great American Outdoors Day around the world in 2023
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About Great American Outdoors Day

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Dates of Great American Outdoors Day
2024 USAAug 4
USA Sun, Aug 4Observances Holiday
2023 USAAug 4
USA Fri, Aug 4Observances Holiday
2022 USAAug 4
USA Thu, Aug 4Observances Holiday
2021 USAAug 4
USA Wed, Aug 4Observances Holiday
2020 USAAug 4
USA Tue, Aug 4Observances Holiday
Summary
National park visitor spending supports nearly 330,000 jobs and contributes more than $40 billion annually to the national economy.

On August 4th 2020, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill into law that will put nearly $9.5 billion into outdoor recreation and public lands over the next 5 years. The Great American Outdoors Act also permanently funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

“President Trump has just enacted the most consequential dedicated funding for national parks, wildlife refuges, public recreation facilities and American Indian school infrastructure in U.S. history,” said Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt in a press release.

“I’ve designated August 4th as Great American Outdoors Day and waived entrance fees to celebrate the passage of this historic conservation law.”

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