Fees & Passes

Canaveral National Seashore is located along Florida's East coast in both Volusia & Brevard counties. To access Apollo Beach - take I-95 to exit 249, then go east until it turns into A1A. Follow A1A south to the park entrance. To access Playalinda Beach - take I-95 to exit 220. Go east through Titusville on Garden Street, continue east and follow the signs.


Entrance Fee Details

Purchase your park pass at either the Apollo Beach or Playalinda Beach entrance station: 

Pedestrian or Bicycle - $10.00
Per person or per bicycle, valid for 7 days.

Vehicle Entrance Fee - $20.00

Per vehicle fee (cars, mini-vans, etc..), valid for 7 days.

Motorcyles - $15.00

The motorcycle entrance fee is valid for 7 days and is a per motorcycle fee.

Walk-in/Bicycle-in Per Person - $10.00

Pedestrians entering the park on foot or bicycle will pay $10 per person. Valid for 7 days.

Commercial Tour Vehicles - $100.00

A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provisions of the service. (Costs vary based on design capacity of vehicle, and range from $25 to $100).


Park Passes (Annual & Lifetime)

Purchase the Canaveral National Seashore-specific or nationwide park passes at either the Apollo Beach or the Playalinda Beach Entrance Station. Some passes are life-long (e.g., Senior Pass, Access Pass) while others are valid for 12 months from purchase.

The Senior, Access, and America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass waive the park entrance fee for the pass-holder and up to three fellow travelers.

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Large Non-commercial Vehicles - $10.00 per person

Non-commercial groups entering the park in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 16 persons or more must pay the park's per-person entrance fee for each person on board.

Backcountry Hiking Permits - $5.00 per day
Obtain your permit from the Visitor Use Assistant at the Apollo Beach or Playalinda Beach Entrance Station.

Passes may be obtained before 1:00 PM in the winter months of Novmeber to March. And when the time changes during daylight savings time (March 10 to November 3, 2019) passes may be obtained prior to 2:00 PM. Only 25 permits issued per day.

If you are planning to hike from one side of Canaveral National Seashore to the other, arrangements must be made to be picked up before the park closes.

2020 Fee Free Entrance Days

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2020, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2020:

January 20 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 18 – Start of National Park Week / National Junior Ranger Day
August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary
September 26 – National Public Lands Day
November 11 – Veterans Day


Backcountry Island Camping Information & Reservations: www.recreation.gov , or call 877-444-6777.


For directions call, (386) 428-3384 ext. 0

  • Apollo Beach Entrance Station @ New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
    GPS for Apollo Beach Entrance Station: 28.9368, -80.8302

  • Playalinda Beach Entrance Station @ Titusville, Florida.
    GPS for Playalinda Beach Entrance Station: 28.6450, -80.6834


Last updated: November 5, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Canaveral National Seashore Headquarters,
212 S Washington Ave

Titusville, FL 32796


(321) 267-1110

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