Entrance FeesSave time at the entrance and pay your entry fee before you come by purchasing a digital pass through Recreation.gov.
$30.00 per private non-commercial vehicle (capacity 15 or less) - 7 days
Hawaiʻi Tri-Park Annual Pass
$55.00- 12 months from the date of purchase
Regulations and Exceptions
Digital Passes Available Through Recreation.gov
Purchase park entrance passes from Recreation.gov at no additional cost. Once purchased, passes for Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park must be printed or saved as a screenshot prior to use. Connectivity is limited or non-existent in the park, therefore printing or saving the permit in advance is required.
Federal Lands Passes
America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes
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 2020 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.
Note regarding Military Pass: Available for current US military members and their dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as most members of the US Reserves and National Guard. Proper military ID required (CAC Card or DoD Form 1173).
Commercial Tour FeesThese fees are charged only to commercial organizations, such as tour companies. A Commercial Use Authorization is required. Fees vary based passenger capacity of the vehicle and type of tour being given.
Education Fee WaiverGroups from qualified education institutions are eligible for a education fee waiver if they are coming to study park resources.Fee waivers must be applied for at least one month prior to your planned visit.
Other Fees & PermitsCampgrounds - Learn more about camping reservations, regulations, and fees.
Last updated: January 12, 2023