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. 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
Entrance fees are required to enter Fort Vancouver. There are no entrance fees to visit Pearson Air Museum, the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, and the McLoughlin House in Oregon City.
Entrance fees are required to enter Fort Vancouver for visitors ages 16 and up.
Annual Entrance - Park
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site offers an annual pass that covers entrance fees for 4 visitors ages 16 and up. Visitors ages 15 and under are free. This pass can be purchased at the gates of Fort Vancouver or at Recreation.gov.
2023 Fee-free Days
No entrance pass required on these days:
Entrance Fees at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
America the Beautiful
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.
In general, passes cover the above types of fees for everyone in a personal vehicle at per-vehicle fee areas or up to four adults at sites that charge per person. Children ages 15 or under are admitted free. Two lifetime passes (Senior and Access) provide additional benefits, such as a 50-percent discount on camping at some sites. Always check with individual sites for details.
Interagency passes include:
*A new program that provides free access for US military veterans and Gold Star Family members took effect in fall 2022 as a way to thank them for their support of our country and to encourage them to explore recreational opportunities on their public lands and waters. Find detailed information about who qualifies, acceptable forms of identification, and how to download a Gold Star Family voucher.
Fee-Free DaysThe year-round entrance fee to the reconstructed Fort Vancouver is occasionally waived. In fact, a variety of holidays, as well as part of the annual "National Park Week" each spring, see entrance fees waived at all national parks. Learn more about upcoming fee-free days.
Last updated: May 11, 2023