Fees & Reservations
Vehicle Entrance Fees
Entrance Fees into Bighorn Canyon are $5.00 per day. An annual Pass specific to Bighorn Canyon can be purchased for $30.00, good for one year from the month of purchase. In an effort to make it easier to purchase these passes, Bighorn Canyon is now working with Pay.gov. This is a secure site that can be accessed with your phone, computer or tablet.
$ 5.00 - Day To purchase a Day Pass using pay.gov
$30.00 - Annual To purchase a Bighorn Canyon Annual pass using pay.gov
FEE FREE DATES:
November 11, 2014
Free days for 2015: January 19 (ML King, Jr. day), February 14-16 (President's Day Weekend), April 18-19 (National Parks Week), August 25 (National Park Service Birthday), September 26 (Public Lands Day), November 11 (Veterans' Day)
1 - 6 passenger $ 25.00
7 - 25 passenger $ 40.00
26 + passenger $100.00
"Iron Ranger" boxes, are located at the south and north entrances to Bighorn Canyon. You may only purchase a daily pass there. You can purchase a Bighorn Canyon Annual Pass at the visitor center in Lovell, WY, or the Afterbay Contact Station near Ft. Smith, MT. Passes may be purchased at the Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center in the summer. Passes should be displayed on the driver's side dash while parked at Bighorn Canyon. Active duty military personnel may receive a free annual military pass at the aforementioned locations by showing their active duty military ID.
Pay.gov can be accessed at the entrances of the park at the locations of the old automated system.
Interagency Annual Pass
Interagency Senior Pass
Interagency Access Pass
Important Information for Pass Holders
For more information, please contact the fee coordinator at 406-666-3321.
Did You Know?
The power plant at the base of the Yellowtail Dam in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has the capacity to produce 250,000 kilowatts of hydroelectricity. The United States gets 5.7% of its total electricity needs from hydroelectric sources. More...