Fees & Passes


2015 Fee Free Days

To encourage Americans to explore our country's natural beauty, rich history and culture, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the National Park Service will waive entrance fees on 9 days in 2015.

January 19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 14-16: Presidents' Day Weekend
April 18-19: First Weekend of National Park Week
August 25: National Park Service Birthday
September 26: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day


Where to Purchase Entrance Passes

Acadia Detailed Map

Detailed Acadia National Park Map

Bar Harbor Village Green
Blackwoods Campground
Hull's Cove Visitor Center
Sand Beach Entrance Station
Seawall Campground
Thompson Island Information Center

Ann's Point Inn
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Cottage Street
Bluenose Inn
Cadillac Mountain Gift Shop
Jordan Pond Gift Shop
Mt Desert Town Office
Southwest Harbor and Tremont Chamber of Commerce

Entrance Fees

All park visitors are required to pay an entrance fee upon entry May–October. Passes are non-transferable. Credit cards are accepted at all fee collection areas.


Private Vehicle: $25 valid for 7 days
Admits private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all occupants.


Motorcycle: $20 valid for 7 days
Admits one or two passengers on a private, non-commercial motorcycle.


Per Person: $12 valid for 7 days
Admits one individual with no car (bicyclist, hiker, pedestrian). Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.


Non-commercial Organized Group Fees

Organized groups such as scouts, rotary clubs, youth groups, churches, reunions, etc. that do not qualify for an Educational Fee Waiver are charged as follows.

  • $25 per vehicle: Non-commercial vehicles with 15 or less capacity.
  • $12 per person: Non-commercial vehicles with 16 or greater capacity. Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.

Please refer to our page on Educational Fee Waivers for more information.

Commercial Tours

A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provisions of the service. For more information, visit Commercial Tour Information page.

Annual and Lifetime Passes

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Acadia Annual Pass: $50
Valid for 12 months from purchase date. This pass provides access to Acadia National Park only. This pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle.

The following passes provide access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee, and can be obtained at any park entrance station. A pass admits the holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder +3 adults at per person fee areas. To purchase a pass online, visit: http://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html.
Interagency Annual Pass 2015

Interagency Annual Pass: $80
Valid for 12 months from purchase date.

Interagency Military Pass 2015

Interagency Annual - Military Pass: $0
This is a free pass for active duty military personnel and their dependents, with valid documentation (CAC Card or DD Form 1173).

Interagency Volunteer Pass

Interagency Annual Volunteer Pass: $0
This pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities at Acadia.

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Access Pass: $0
Valid for life. This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

America the Beautiful Senior Pass

Senior Pass: $10
This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.

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