Great American Outdoors Day

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Great American Outdoors Day in USA in 2021
Ypsemite valley, southern California. Image via Photodune

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Dates of Great American Outdoors Day
2022 USA Thursday, August 4thGreat American Outdoors Day
2021 USA Wednesday, August 4thGreat American Outdoors Day
2020 USA Tuesday, August 4thGreat American Outdoors Day
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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