Fees & Passes

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve is one of the 275 National Park Service sites (more than 2/3rds of the 408 total) that do NOT charge an entrance fee.

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America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

Visitors may purchase passes to gain entrance to federal sites that charge an entrance fee. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). You can get an Annual Pass, Military Pass, Senior Pass, Access, Pass, or Volunteer Pass. (Golden Access and Golden Age Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.)

Because we do not charge an entrance fee, Wrangell-St. Elias visitor centers do not sell or issue federal land passes. However, visitors may want to purchase this pass before starting their trip to Alaska, if they are planning a trip that includes multiple national parks and federal sites in the state. Please visit the America the Beautiful Pass webpage to learn how to purchase your pass in advance.

Please be aware that America the Beautiful passes are not valid for parks in Canada or any other country. They are valid for US federal sites only.

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