Fees & Passes

Visitors Paying the Park Fee at the Annie Spring Entrance Station

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Park Fee

Payment can be made by credit card (preferred) or cash upon arriving at the park. Your fees are put to work improving visitor services and facilities. Thank you for supporting your national parks!

  • Cars - $30 in the summer (May 22-October 31), $20 in the winter (November 1-May 21). Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15-passenger capacity or less) and all occupants. Good for 7 days.
  • Motorcycles - $25 in the summer (May 22-October 31), $15 in the winter (November 1-May 21). Admits one or two passengers on a private, non-commercial motorcycle. Good for 7 days.
  • Bicycles & Pedestrians - $15 per individual. Admits one individual with no car (bicyclist, hiker, pedestrian). Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge. Good for 7 days.
  • Commercial Vehicles - Fees for commercial vehicles are based on the capacity of the vehicle, not the number of passengers on board:
    • Capacity of 1 to 6 passengers - $25 + $5 per passenger
    • Capacity of 7 to 15 passengers - $75
    • Capacity of 16 to 25 passengers - $100
    • Capacity of 26 or more passengers - $200
 

Special Passes

Whether you are a frequent visitor to Crater Lake, a senior citizen, or planning to visit multiple national parks, there is a pass for you.

 
Crater Lake Annual Pass

Crater Lake Annual Pass - Valid at Crater Lake National Park and Lava Beds National Monument only, the Crater Lake annual pass is good for one year from the issue month. It admits the pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, noncommercial vehicle, or the pass owner and three persons when entry is by other means. Available in the park or online. Cost is $55.

 
2019 Annual Pass

America the Beautiful Annual Interagency Pass - Available for purchase by anyone 16 years and older. Good for one year at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged. Available in the park or online. Cost is $80.

 
2019 Senior Annual Pass

America the Beautiful Senior Annual Pass - Available for purchase by any US resident or citizen 62 years old and older. Valid 12 months from month of purchase at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged. Available in the park or online. Cost is $20.

 
Senior Lifetime Pass
America the Beautiful Senior Lifetime Pass - Available for purchase by any US resident or citizen 62 years old and older. Valid for the lifetime of the cardholder at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged. Available in the park or online. Cost is $80.
 
2019 Military Pass

America the Beautiful Annual Military Pass - Available for all current service men and women (Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, as well as National Guard and Reserves) and their dependents. Good for 12 months at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged. Available in the park, but not online. Cost is free, but must present a U.S. Department of Defense CAC identification or DD Form 1173 dependent identification.

 
Access Pass

America the Beautiful Access Interagency Pass - Available for any US resident or citizen with a permanent disability. Good for lifetime use at federal recreation sites where entrance or standard amenity fees are charged. Available in the park or online. Cost is free, with proper documentation.

 

Academic Fee Waivers

Schools and other academic instituitions can apply for a waiver of park entrance fees, provided that their visit is for educational or scientific purposes. Learn more about academic fee waivers here.

Last updated: June 5, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Crater Lake National Park
PO Box 7

Crater Lake , OR 97604

Phone:

(541) 594-3000

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