Fees & Passes

Federal land pass

There is no entrance fee to visit the Channel Islands National Park. Enjoy your visit.

If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Land Pass by reading the information below.

Learn more about fee-free days at Free Entrance Days.



Public Notice: Federal Land Passes No Longer Available for Sale at Channel Islands National Park
As of July 1, 2015, Channel Islands National Park will no longer sell federal lands passes. The federal lands passes, including versions for seniors, active military, and the disabled, cover entrance fees at national parks and other federal lands. There is no fee to enter Channel Islands National Park.

All federal land passes can be obtained or purchased at parks that charge an entrance fee. Also, most passes can be purchased either online, by phone or by mail—more information is available at https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm.

Annual passes are also available at most sporting good stores like REI locations and the USGS Online Store .

Military passes must be obtained in person and are available locally at Los Padres National Forest headquarters in Ojai and Santa Barbara or Angeles National Forest headquarters in Arcadia. It is recommended you call ahead before you purchase your pass at these locations.

Last updated: September 12, 2022

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