Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees and Passes

The entrance fee is $10.00 per person for visitors 16 years of age and older. This fee is good for 7 days. Be sure to check our Fee Free days announcements via this link: Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Green fee envelopes are available at all trailheads or at the Pine Springs visitor center. Fees may be paid by cash or credit card at the visitor center or by cash at any trailhead. Fill out the appropriate information on the front of the green fee envelope, place cash or credit card receipt in the envelope, seal, and remove the detachable stub. Deposit the green fee envelope at any trailhead collection safe or at the visitor center during open hours (daily, 8a to 4:30p). Either a green fee entry stub or a current pass (see below) must be displayed and visible in your vehicle for the duration of your visit in the national park.

America the Beautiful Passes

All federal lands passes are issued and accepted at Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Passes are non-transferable.

Please Note: Annual, Military Annual, Senior Annual, Senior Lifetime, Volunteer Annual, Guadalupe Mountains National Park Annual, Every Kid in a Park/4th grade, and Access Passes cover entrance fees; however, please fill out a green fee envelope and write the pass type and number in the space provided OR use a pass hangtag available from the Pine Springs visitor center. Green fee envelopes are located at the Pine Springs visitor center, Dog Canyon, Frijole Ranch, and McKittrick Canyon as well as at all the trailheads.

Educational Group Fee Waivers

Entrance fee waivers are available to groups when the purpose of their visit is educational rather than recreational. More...

Camping Fees

Family Camping:
When you arrive, select a campsite, then pay with cash at the self-registration board near the restrooms or fees may be paid by cash or credit card at the Pine Springs visitor center only after selecting and occupying a campsite. All sites are on a first come, first served basis. The fee is $15.00 per night per site, $7.50 for Senior and Access Passholders. There is no discount for Annual, Military Annual, Volunteer Annual, Guadalupe Mountains National Park Annual, or Every Kid in a Park/4th grade pass holders. Once you have filled out the tan camping fee envelope and placed in the campground collection safe or Pine Springs visitor center with the appropriate payment, place the tan camping stub in your vehicle and visible for the duration of your camping visit.

Camping for Organized Groups:
There are two group campsites available at Pine Springs and one at Dog Canyon for organized groups with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 people per site. The fee is $3.00 per person. The fee for Senior and Access Pass holders is $1.50 per person. Group campsites are available by reservation up to 60 days in advance. Due to the small size of park campgrounds, group campsite users may not overflow into family campsites. For more information, check out our Group Campsite Reservations page.

Last updated: February 4, 2021

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400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847



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