Schools, colleges, universities and other educational centers and organizations may be eligible for an education fee waiver for the park entrance fees. To learn if your group is eligible, please contact the park Visitors Center for more information (703)361-1339.
To request a fee waiver:
All requests for fee waivers must be submitted in writing and should be received by the park at least 2 weeks prior to your visit. Please prepare your request on official school or organizational letterhead and fax the letter with appropriate signatures to the park.
Your letter should include:
Send your request to:
Once your request is received, a fee waiver confirmation letter will be returned to you either by mail or fax. You are required to bring a copy of your fee waiver with you when you visit the park. Please present your copy to the staff at the Visitors Center front desk upon check-in. You should keep a copy of your fee waiver with you while in the park in case you are asked to present it as a form of identification. A copy of your fee waiver is maintained in a log book at the Visitors Center front desk for referrral.