Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees, including timed entry or reservation fees, may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

Iron Ranger at Horseshoe Bend campground
Please pay campground fees at the Iron Rangers at Horseshoe Bend and Trail Creek campground at Barry's Landing.




DAILY PASS: As of May 25, 2018, Bighorn Canyon has suspended their fee program. Visitors no longer need to purchase a Daily Pass.

CAMPGROUND FEES: HiddenTreasure Charters is running the Horeseshoe Bend Campground and Trail Creek Campground at Barry's Landing as part of a pilot program under a Commercial Use Agreement. Utility sites and non-utility sites are available at Horseshoe Bend. All sites at Trail Creek are non-utility sites.

FEDERAL LANDS PASSES: Federal Land Passes may be purchased online.

EVERY KID OUTDOORS: Every Kid Outdoors allows fourth graders and family members free access to over 2,000 federal lands and waters. Visit Every Kid Outdoors to get your free fourth grade pass today.

Last updated: May 11, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area South District Visitor Center
20 US Hwy 14A

Lovell, WY 82431


307 548-5406
(307) 548-5406 is the South District in Lovell, WY. (406) 666-9961 is the North District in Fort Smith, MT.

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