Fees & Passes

Little River Cayon National Preserve Passes (only required at Canyon Mouth Park)

Purchase of a pass to Canyon Mouth Park is CASH ONLY!


DAILY PASS - $15
Canyon Mouth Park Daily Pass admits all persons traveling in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle (car/truck/van/motorcycle) and is non-transferable. Insert cash only into the fee machine to gain entrance. Place the receipt on the dashboard of your vehicle, making sure the face of the receipt is visible.

ANNUAL PASS $35
The Canyon Mouth Park Annual Pass is valid for one calendar year. Passes purchased in 2019 will expire on December 31, 2019. The Annual Pass offers unlimited visits for one year and admits pass holder and occupants of a single, private non-commercial vehicle (car/truck/van/motorcycle) and is non-transferable. Insert the pass into the fee machine to gain entrance and wait for the receipt. Place the receipt on the dashboard of your vehicle, making sure the face of the receipt is visible.
Pass must be signed to be valid, ID required with pass.

PAYMENT TYPE ACCEPTED:

Daily Pass - No checks accepted, only cash. You will purchase them from the machine or from the fee both if it is staffed. The fee booth is only staffed during peak seasons.

Annual Pass – Annual passes purchased at the fee machine must be picked up within one week from date of purchase at the Canyon Center. Call to schedule time to pick up your annual pass. You can purchase this pass in person or by mail. To purchase by mail send $35 (checks made payable to the "National Park Service"). Mail to Little River Canyon National Preserve, 4322 Little River Trail NE, Suite 100, Fort Payne, AL 35967. Please make sure that your name and correct return address are marked clearly in your request. Also, in the comment section of the check, write "CMP Annual Pass."

* Little River Canyon National Preserve will not replace lost, stolen or destroyed passes/receipts. Passes are not valid unless signed - ID required.

 

America the Beautiful Passes - the National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass Series

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees (day use fees) at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A pass covers entrance, standard amenity fees and day use fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person).
The America The Beautiful Passes are valid for entrance into Canyon Mouth Park.

Little River Canyon National Preserve DOES NOT sell these passes - the closest area to purchase the America the Beautiful Passes is Chickamauga/Chattanooga National Military Park. Purchase of these passes are available ONSITE ONLY at the fee station at Lookout Mountain Battlefield (Point Park), Friday through Monday. On Tuesdays, passes are available intermittently as fee staff are available. If you are planning to purchase one of these Interagency passes during your visit, please call the Lookout Mountain Battlefield (423-821-7786) ahead of time to ensure the fee station will be open. Daily entrance passes can be purchased at the fee booth or at the automated fee machine in the gate at Point Park.

You can find a complete list of all federal sites which sell the America the Beautiful Pass series by clicking here.

TYPES OF AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL PASSES

 
2019 Annual America the Beautiful Pass
America the Beautiful Annual Pass

NPS

Annual Pass

  • Cost: $80
  • Available for: Everyone
  • Online purchase available through the online USGS Store!
 
2019 America the Beautiful Military Pass
America the Beautiful Military Pass

NPS

Annual Pass for U.S. Military

  • Cost: Free
  • Available to: Current U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as Reserve and National Guard members - Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173) required.
 
2019-2020 EKO Pass
2019-2020 School Year America the Beautiful Every Kid Outdoors 4th Grade Pass

NPS

Annual 4th Grade Pass

  • Cost: Free (valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through following summer (September - August)
  • Available for: U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper pass.
  • How to obtain: Paper passes can be obtained by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website and can be exchanged for the Annual 4th Grade Pass at federal recreation sites that charge entrance fees (see list here).
 
2019 America the Beautiful Senior Passes
America the Beautiful Senor Lifetime and Annual Passes

NPS

Senior Pass

  • Cost: $20 Annual Senior Pass - $80 Lifetime Senior Pass
  • Available for: U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.
  • Online purchase available through the online USGS Store! (additional $10 processing fee applies)
  • You can also purchase by mail using this application form! (additional $10 processing fee applies)
 
2019 America the Beautiful Access Pass
America the Beautiful Access Pass

NPS

Access Pass

  • Cost: Free
  • Available for: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Applicants must provide documentation of disability and residency or citizenship.
  • You can obtain this pass at a federal recreation site (see list here) or by mail using this document. (additional $10 processing fee applies)
 
2019 America the Beautiful Volunteer Pass
America the Beautiful Volunteer Pass

NPS

Volunteer Pass

  • Cost: Free
  • Available for: Volunteers with 250 service hours with federal agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program.
  • For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact your local federal recreation site or visit Volunteer.gov.

Last updated: October 14, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4322 Little River Trail NE
Suite 100

Fort Payne, AL 35967

Phone:

(256) 845-9605 x201

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