There are no user or entry fees for the California National Historic Trail. Fees may be charged at some trail-related federal, state, or locally owned historic sites and interpretive facilities. Please visit Places To Go for an interactive map and extensive list of places to visit by state. Also, check out our Links and Resources page for useful trip planning websites and contact information for each site to call and find out about fees.
The National Park Service is participating in the Interagency Pass Program, which was created by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and authorized by Congress in 2004. Other participating agencies include the Bureau of Land Management, USDA Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Reclamation. For up-to-date information about these America the Beautiful passes, please visit the NPS Passes webpage. For purchasing, go to the USGS Store.