Fees & Reservations
Park entrance is $5.00 per adult. Admission is free for children 15 and under. The entrance pass is valid for seven days.
Interagency Annual, Senior, Military, Access, and Volunteer passes are honored. The pass holder and up to three adult guests are admitted free of charge. Golden Age and Golden Access Passports can be exchanged for Interagency Senior or Access passes at no cost. Click for more information about available park passes.
Some educational institutions are eligible for a fee waiver. Click here for more information or call (505) 334-6174 x228. All large groups should call ahead to help Park Service staff plan for your visit.
Your entrance fees help pay for a variety of park projects, such as trail renovations, a new visitor center video, and museum exhibits. Thank you for your support.
Did You Know?
Aztec Ruins lies near the banks of the "River of Lost Souls." In 1776, a Spanish exploration party noted many ancestral Pueblo ruins as they crossed the Animas River valley looking for California. Father Escalante named the stream "Rio de las Animas Perdidas," or "river of lost souls."