Overview of entrance requirements
All visitors MUST have
The America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites across the United States. Passes cover entrance fees at lands managed by the National Park Service and US Fish & Wildlife Service and also standard amenity fees (day use fees) at lands managed by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
More about interagency passes
Standard Entrance Pass
Fort Smith National Historic Site collects fees at the Visitor Center only, the grounds are fee free.
Annual Entrance - Park
Fort Smith National Historic Site offers an annual park pass that is good for the owner of the pass plus three additional adults. These passes may be purchased at the Visitors Center.
In-person Purchase Locations
2023 Fee-free Days
No entrance pass required on these days:
Group ToursNon-educational groups wanting a tour or a Ranger led program should contact the Chief of Interpretation.
Last updated: June 21, 2023