Quick Fee Tips
General Fee Information
The entrance fee for Dry Tortugas National Park is $15.00 per person and is good for 7 consecutive days. Any person under 16 years of age is exempt from paying an entrance fee (this includes international visitors).
Enjoy the convenience of purchasing an digital pass on Recreation.gov before you arrive. You have immediate access to your digital pass and can easily download it on your phone or tablet. Your pass will also be emailed as a PDF and can be printed out for display when you arrive.
Fees are collected through a self-service fee area on the main dock at Garden Key. Cash or check only.
The six entrance fee-free days for 2021 will be:
Camping fees are collected through a self-service fee area that is located in the campground.
Academic Fee Waivers
All accredited educational and scientific institutions are eligible to receive free entrance to the park. Bringing your classroom to the park can present many unique learning opportunities and novel ways for your students to advance their studies.
Academic Fee Waiver Application
Note: Applications must be submitted here to the Special Use Permit Office, two weeks prior to the anticipated date of visit.
Last updated: May 12, 2023