Fees & Passes

Fees & Passes

There are no fees to enter Martin Van Buren National Historic Site or to tour President Van Buren's home. Visitors must, however, register for a tour of the house by stopping at the visitor center.

America The Beautiful Passes

America the Beautiful annual passes and Senior passes are not available at the visitor center.

America the Beautiful: National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

Sample National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands annual pass with image of river winding through canyonlands at sunset

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 national parks and national wildlife refuges 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 US Army Corps of Engineers.

In general, one pass covers the fees listed above 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. Children age 15 or under are admitted free. Some passes provide additional benefits, such as a 50-percent discount on camping at some sites for holders of Senior or Access Passes. Always check with individual sites for details.

Available passes include:

  • Annual Pass
  • Annual Pass for U.S. Military
  • 4th Grade Pass
  • Senior Pass: The price of the lifetime Senior Pass increased to $80 on August 28, 2017. A new $20 annual Senior Pass will become available at the same time. See more information about changes to the Senior Pass.
  • Access Pass
  • Volunteer Pass

More information about the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series, including available passes, costs, benefits, and how and where they may be obtained, is available.
Learn More About National Parks and Federal Lands Passes

Last updated: November 14, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Martin Van Buren NHS
1013 Old Post Road

Kinderhook , NY 12106-3605

Phone:

518 758-9689 x2040

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