Fees & Passes

Beach entrance fees

Cape Cod National Seashore beach entrance fees are collected from late June through early September, and on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day to the end of September. Beach entrance fees are collected at all six national seashore beaches: Coast Guard and Nauset Light in Eastham, Marconi in Wellfleet, Head of the Meadow in Truro, and Race Point and Herring Cove in Provincetown. In 2020, fees are not being collected at Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro.

Daily vehicle - $25
Motorcycles - $15
Pedestrians, bicyclists - $10
Cape Cod National Seashore annual pass - $60

There is no entrance fee for active duty military and their dependents with proper ID, nor for any children under the age of 16.

The "America the Beautiful" National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series, valid at over 2,000 federal recreation sites is an $80 Annual Pass. The series also includes a Lifetime Senior Pass and an Annual Senior Pass which may be purchased by U.S. citizens or permanent residents 62 years or older. The Lifetime Senior Pass is $80; the Annual Senior Pass is $20. There is also an Access Pass, which is available for free to U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities, and a Free Annual Pass for U.S. Military personnel. Passes may be purchased online

Passes are not issued at Cape Cod National Seashore outside of the months that beach entrance fees are collected. 2020 passes will be issued beginning in late May 2020. Beginning in 2020, America the Beautiful and Cape Cod National Seashore Annual passes will be issued/sold only at beach entrance booths. They will no longer be issued or sold at national seashore visitor centers.

Last updated: June 26, 2020

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Mailing Address:

99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667


(508) 255-3421

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