Purchase your park pass at either the Apollo Beach or Playalinda Beach entrance station:
For directions call, (386) 428-3384 ext. 0
Apollo Beach Entrance Station @ New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
Playalinda Beach Entrance Station @ Titusville, Florida.
GPS COORDINATES (Lat/Long)
Playalinda Beach Entrance Station: 28.6450, -80.6834
Apollo Beach Entrance Station: 28.9368, -80.8302
Park Entrance Fees
Park Headquarters does not sell park passes.
Per Vehicle : $15.00 - Valid for 7 Days
Motorcycles: $10.00 Per Day
Walk-In Fee : $5.00 Per Day (bicycles, pedestrians, occupants of large non-commercial vehicles).
CANA/MINWR Annual Pass: $40 (Valid at Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.
America the Beautiful Annual Pass: $80 is available to anyone; gives access to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites.
Senior Lifetime Pass: $80.00 Lifetime
Senior Annual Pass: $20.00; save your $20 annual pass and put it's $20 value toward an $80 Senior Lifetime Pass.
For more information on the America the Beautiful Interagency Pass, Senior, Access, and active duty Military passes, click here.
Large Non-commercial Vehicles
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.
Commercial Tour Vehicles
$25 → 1-6 passengers ($25 + $5 per passenger; not to exceed $40)
$40 → 7-25 passengers
$100 → 26+ passengers
Commercial Tour Defined: 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. The entry fees for commercial tours are based on the total design capacity of vehicles that can carry seven or more passengers, regardless of the actual number of passengers on board. Possession of an annual or lifetime pass or the ages of the passengers does not affect the price charged unless the vehicle's capacity is less than 7 passengers, excluding the driver.
Backcountry Hiking Permits: $5 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 are issues 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. There are back country camp sites on the beach.
2019 Fee Free Entrance Days
Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, 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 2019:
- January 21: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- April 20: First day of National Park Week
- August 25: National Park Service Birthday
- September 28: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day
Backcountry Island Camping Information & Reservations: www.recreation.gov , or call 877-444-6777.