Fees & Passes

NPS Entrance and Amenity Fees:

  • Ferry reservation fees are paid in advance.
  • Park entrance fees are paid at check in the morning of your departure.
    Online camping reservations paid in advance.
  • Private boaters can pay at Sea Camp, Dungeness, or Plum Orchard docks when arriving at the island.

Park Entrance Fees:

Adults (16 and older) - $7.00 (good for one week)
Youth (15 years or younger) - Free
America the Beautiful Passes honored

Camping Fees: View Here


Cumberland Island Ferry Fees:

$28.00 plus tax for adults,
$26.00 plus tax for seniors (62 and over) and
$18.00 plus tax for children (15 years and under)

For prices and information on the following concession services visit www.cumberlandislandferry.com:

For more information on making reservations please visit the Permits & Reservations page.

 
CUIS Annual Pass

Cumberland Island National Seashore - Annual Pass - Cost $30

  • Valid for one full year from month of purchase (through last day of that month).
  • Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older at Cumberland Island National Seashore. No entry fee charged for children 15 and under.
  • Photo identification will be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
 
America The Beautiful Passes available at the mainland visitor center
 
EKIP Pass
Every Kid in a Park Pass

Every Kid in a Park Pass

A free pass for fourth graders. Fourth graders can earn the pass by completing a fun, educational activity at everykidinapark.gov and printing a paper voucher. Exchange the paper voucher for a plastic card at public lands that issue other passes.

Learn more about the Every Kid in a Park Pass.

 
Annual Pass
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Annual Pass.

America The Beautiful - Annual Pass - Cost $80

  • Valid for one full year from month of purchase (through last day of that month).
  • Allows pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle to enter Federally operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older at sites where per person entrance fees are charged. No entry fee charged for children 15 and under.
  • Photo identification will be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
  • NEW!US military and their dependents qualify for a FREE Annual Pass.Learn more!

NOTE: Recreation Fees vary widely across the thousands of Federal Recreation sites. Please contact specific sites directly for information on what is or is not covered by the passes.

For questions about the pass, contact 1-888-ASK-USGS and press 3. (888-275-8747, option 3), or fedrecpass@usgs.gov

The pass can be obtained in person at the Mainland Visitor Center, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or by visiting https://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html.

 
Senior Pass
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Senior Pass

America the Beautiful – Senior Pass. - Cost $10.

  • Lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.
  • Provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity.
  • Admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
  • Provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction.
  • Non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

For questions about the pass, contact 1-888-ASK-USGS and press 3. (888-275-8747, option 3), or fedrecpass@usgs.gov

The pass can be obtained in person at the Mainland Visitor Center, or by mail. Visit https://store.usgs.gov/pass/senior.html#benefits for details and instructions.

 
Access Pass
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass - Access Pass

America the Beautiful – Access Pass - Free.

  • Lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.
  • Documentation is required to obtain the pass.
Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by a Federal agency such as the Veteran’s Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.

  • Provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity.
  • Admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
  • Provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction.
  • Non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

For questions about the pass, contact 1-888-ASK-USGS and press 3. (888-275-8747, option 3), or fedrecpass@usgs.gov

The pass can be obtained in person at the Mainland Visitor Center, or by mail. Visit https://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html for details and instructions.

Last updated: April 22, 2017

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Mailing Address:

101 Wheeler St
St. Marys, GA 31558

Phone:

(912) 882-4336

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