Fees & Passes


Park Entrance Fees

Admission to Arches National Park is good for seven days. You can come and go any time with your seven-day pass.

You can pay your fee at the entrance station, at the self-pay station outside the visitor center, or online at pay.gov.

Entrance fees increased on June 1, 2018. Read more about the fee increase.

Private Vehicle Fee - $30.00

Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all its occupants.

Motorcycle Fee - $25.00

Admits a private, non-commercial motorcycle and its riders.

Per Person - $15.00

Admits one individual with no car. Typically used for bicyclists, hikers, and pedestrians. Youth 15 and under are admitted free.


Annual and Lifetime Passes

You can purchase annual passes for parks in southeast Utah as well as annual and lifetime passes for all federal lands at the entrance station. All passes admit one private, non-commercial vehicle or its pass holder to Arches National Park.

Lifetime passes also provide a 50 percent discount on camping fees at Devils Garden Campground.


2019 Fee Free Days

National parks across the country will waive park entrance fees on these dates in 2019. Mark your calendars for these fee-free days:

  • Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Saturday, April 20 – Start of National Park Week / National Junior Ranger Day
  • Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary
  • Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day
  • Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day

Organized Groups

Commercial Tours

If you are providing these services, you must have a current, signed commercial use authorization to enter the park.

  • Commercial bus tours
  • Guided day hikes
  • Still photography instruction

For more information on commercial use authorizations, permit fees, and commercial entrance fees, visit Do Business with Us.

If you will be driving a bus in Arches, please view our Bus Information page.


Non-commercial Groups

A non-commercial organized group is a group traveling together such as scouts, a club, a church, or other organization that has organized its own itinerary. Group members may arrive in vehicles owned by the organization or in privately owned vehicles. Groups may also have hired a commercial driver or commercial vehicle for transportation services only.

If you will be driving a bus in Arches, please view our Bus Information page.

Non-commercial group fees (per vehicle):

  • Vehicle capacity of 15 or less: $30
  • Vehicle capacity of 16-25: $15 per person age 16 and older, not to exceed $40.
  • Vehicle capacity of 25+: $15 per person age 16 and older, not to exceed $100.

You may use Annual and Lifetime passes. A pass may cover immediate family members or up to four people traveling with the group, depending on the pass.

Educational Fee Waivers

Accredited academic institutions may apply for an Entrance Fee Waiver.


Camping Fees

Read more about Devils Garden Campground.

Devils Garden Campground Individual Site

  • 1-10 campers - $25/night

Canyon Wren Group Site

  • 11-16 campers - $75/night
  • 17-22 campers - $100/night
  • 23-28 campers - $125/night
  • 29-35 campers - $160/night

Juniper Group Site

  • 11-22 campers - $100/night
  • 23-33 campers - $150/night
  • 33-44 campers - $200/night
  • 45-55 campers - $250/night

A woman squeezes through a narrow gap in the rock
Visiting the Fiery Furnace with a ranger.

NPS/Andrew Kuhn

Fiery Furnace Activity Fees

Ranger-led Hike
Adults - $16
Children (age 5-12) - $8
Children under 5 years of age are not permitted.
Read more about the ranger-led Fiery Furnace Hike.

Private Permit
Adults - $6
Children (age 5-12) - $3
Annual Permit - $15
Children under 5 years of age are not permitted.
Read more about hiking in the Fiery Furnace.

Last updated: November 30, 2018

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PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2299

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