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
A day use/entrance fee is required to access reconstructed Fort Vancouver for everyone 16 years of age or older. The Visitor Center, Pearson Air Museum, Barclay House, and McLoughlin House do not require a day use/entrance fee.
Day use/entrance fees are required for visitors ages 16 and up to access reconstructed Fort Vancouver. Federal Interagency Passes are accepted. There is no day use/entrance fee for visitors accessing the Visitor Center, Pearson Air Museum, the Barclay House, and McLoughlin House.
In-person Purchase Locations
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.
In-person Purchase Locations
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:
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