Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

Entrance to Cuyahoga Valley National Park is free! We encourage visitors to support the park by donating to our friends group, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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:


Reservable Picnic Shelters

The Ledges and Octagon Shelters in the Virginia Kendall area are reservable by visiting the online national reservation system, www.recreation.gov and paying with a credit card.

Other Reservable Facilities

Cuyahoga Valley National Park has several other facilities available for public rentals. Visit the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park's facilities page for more information.

Purchase a Pass for Other Federal Lands

Cuyahoga Valley does not charge an entrance fee. However, some America the Beautiful Federal Lands Recreation Passes are available at our visitor center and online.

Where to Get a Pass

The following passes are available at Boston Mill Visitor Center:

  • Annual Pass
  • Annual Military Pass
  • Lifetime Military Pass
  • Annual Every Kid Outdoors Pass: free and available for US fourth graders. For more information, visit the Every Kid Outdoors website.
  • Lifetime Access Pass

The following passes are not available at Cuyahoga Valley. They can be purchased or obtained from USGS by phone or through their online store:

  • Annual Senior Pass
  • Lifetime Senior Pass

Learn More about Park Passes

Last updated: May 22, 2023

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15610 Vaughn Road
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