Overview of entrance requirements
All visitors MUST have
The America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites across the United States. Passes cover entrance fees at lands managed by the National Park Service and US Fish & Wildlife Service and also standard amenity fees (day use fees) at lands managed by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
More about interagency passes
Standard Entrance Pass
3 Day Park Entrance Persons 16 years of age and older - $10 Children under 16 - Free National Park and Interagency passes accepted. There is a separate fee for parking in the Ft Christiansvaern lot.
2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks
Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:
ENTRANCE FEESAdults 16 and older: $10
For adults 16 years and older the entrance fee is $10 USD. Children under age 16 are free. Entrance passes may be purchased online. The entrance fee gets you into the historic Danish Fort Christiansvaern for three (3) days. Children under 16 years of age are admitted free with an adult. Owners of valid Federal passes such as the Senior Pass, Access Pass, and the America the Beautiful Annual Passes, NPS Volunteers, and military are admitted free of charge under the established guidelines for those passes.
Secure two hour parking at Fort Christiansvaern is available until 4:30 pm.
Annual and Lifetime Passes
You can purchase all of these passes at the visitor booth in Fort Christiansvaern. You can also order these by phone at: 888-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747) extension 3 (hours of operation are: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time), or online or via mail at the USGS Store with an additional $10 processing fee.
Last updated: November 30, 2023