• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.


    National Recreation Area Texas

Fees & Passes

Activity Fees

Amistad National Recreation Area does not charge an entrance fee.
Fees are charged for the following: lake pass, camping fees, and hunting permit fees.

Lake Pass Fees
All boat using the United States portion of the Amistad Reservoir that are required to have State registration must have an Amistad NRA Lake Pass. These passes are required regardless of where the boat is launched. Daily or annual passes are available.

  • $ 4 for a 1-day pass. Good for 24 hours from time of purchase; they may be purchased for multiple days.
  • $ 10 for a 3-day pass. Good for 72 hours from time of purchase.
  • $ 40 for an annual pass. Good for 12 months from the month purchased.
Annual or daily lake use permits may be purchased at the Amistad Visitor Information Center or at the automated vending machines located at Diablo East, Rough Canyon, or the Pecos River.

When annual permits are purchased at the automated machines, the permit receipt must be exchanged at the Visitor Information Center for a pass sticker within 14 days of purchase or the receipt is invalid.

Visit our Boating page for more information.

Mexican Sport Fishing Licenses
For current Mexico boat permit and fishing license information, visit the Conapesca website or call 619.233.4324.

Hunting Permits
  • $20 per hunting season
Visit our Hunting page for more information.

Camping Fees
Designated Campgrounds. Campsites are first-come, first-served, no reservations.

  • $4 per night at Rough Canyon, San Pedro, Spur 406, and 277 North campgrounds
  • $8 per night at Governors Landing campground
Group campsites at San Pedro, 277 North and Rock Quarry are available by reservation only for $2.00 per person per night; minimum 15 persons. Reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance at the Visitor Information Center, or by calling 830.775.7491 ext. 0 with a valid credit card.

Visit our Camping for more information.

Federal Passes
Senior Pass & Access Pass holders are entitled to a 50% discount on Lake Use Passes and Camping fees. To receive discount on Lake Use Passes, boats must be registered in the pass holder's name.

Annual Passes are for entrance fees only and do not qualify for discounts on user fees.

Click the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series page for more information on Federal Passes.

Special Use Permits
For information on all Special Use Permits, or to request a Fishing Tournament permit application, please call Amistad NRA headquarters at 830.775.7492 ext. 2202 or e-mail us.

Special Use Permit Applications - Form 110-930 Microsoft Word (83.5 KB)

Special Use Filming Permit Application - Form 10-932 Microsoft Word (59.5 KB)

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