Arrive Ready to Explore with a Pre-Paid Park Pass!
The following passes are available year-round in person and online in advance of your visit:
These and the passes listed below may also be purchased at an entrance station. The North Entrance Station and the North Entrance Road are closed beginning November 1 and reopen in mid-spring.
Free Entrance Days
Check out the list of fee-free days coming up!
Entrance Fees for Crater Lake National Park
No reservations are needed to enter the park. Beginning January 1, 2023, no cash will be accepted. When you arrive, you can pay by debit or credit cards, and Apple or Samsung pay/digital wallet. Your fees are put to work improving visitor services and facilities. Thank you for supporting your national parks!
Crater Lake National Park Annual Pass
If you visit twice in 12 months purchasing the park's annual pass will save you money. It is valid at Crater Lake National Park as well as Lava Beds National Monument. Beginning January 1, 2023, it will also be valid at Lassen Volcanic National Park and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. This annual pass costs $55 and admits the pass owner and all accompanying passengers in a single, private, noncommercial vehicle (or the pass owner plus up to three people when entry is by other means). The pass is available for purchase in the park or online and is good for one year from the month of issue.
America the Beautiful Passes
The America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series includes different options of interagency passes that provide access to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas across the United States, including all national parks. All of these passes may be purchased at the entrance stations.
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: December 21, 2022