Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

The entrance fee is $5.00 per person for adults 16 years of age and older. This fee is good for 7 days. Be sure to check our Fee Free days announcements via this link: Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Fee envelopes are available at all trailheads or at the Pine Springs Visitor Center. Fees may be paid by credit card at the visitor center. Fill out the appropriate information on the front of the green fee envelope, place cash or credit card receipt in the envelope, seal, and remove the detachable stub. Deposit the fee envelope at any trailhead collection safe, and display the detachable stub on the vehicle dashboard.

Please Note: Senior, Access, Park, National Park, Golden Age and Golden Access Passes cover entrance fees, however, please fill out an envelope and write the pass type and number in the space provided. These envelopes are located at the Pine Springs Visitor Center and McKittrick Canyon, as well as at all the trailheads. Learn more about the passes here.

Fee Waivers

Entrance fee waivers are available to groups when the purpose of their visit is educational rather than recreational. More...

Camping Fees

Family Camping:
When you arrive, select a campsite, then pay at the self-registration board near the restrooms, or fees may be paid by credit card at the Headquarters Visitor Center. All sites are on a first come, first served basis. The fee is $8.00 per night per site, $4.00 for Golden Age/Senior and Golden Access/Access Passport holders. There is no discount for Golden Eagle or National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass holders.

Camping for Organized Groups:
There are two group campsites available at Pine Springs, and one at Dog Canyon for organized groups with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 people per site. The fee is $3.00 per person. The fee for Golden Age/Senior and Golden Access/Access Pass holders is $1.50 per person. Group campsites are available by reservation up to 60 days in advance. Call (915) 828-3251 ext:2124, between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM daily, Mountain Standard Time. Due to the small size of park campgrounds, group campsite users may not overflow into family campsites.

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