Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

Mount Rainier National Park fees increased on May 27, 2016. This fee increase was the final increase of a two-phase process, first announced in November 2014 and open for public comment through the end of 2014. Based on public feedback and general support for the fee changes, the park increased fees over two years. News Release: Mount Rainier Fee Increases Approved for 2015 (5/18/2015).
Fee Type Fee
Mount Rainier Annual Pass
  • Grants unlimited entry for one year to pass owner and passengers in the same car
Mount Rainier Single Vehicle Fee
  • Grants unlimited entry for one vehicle and passengers for seven consecutive days
  • Vehicle must be private, noncommercial, and with a seating capacity of 15 or less
Mount Rainier "Per Person" Fee
  • Walk-up or single bicycle fee
  • Grants unlimited entry for seven consecutive days
Mount Rainier Motorcycle Fee
  • Grants unlimited entry for one motorcycle and passenger for seven consecutive days
Campground Fees - Camping Information
  • Per site, nightly
Campground Fees - Groups
  • Groups sites, nightly
  • Accommodates 25 to 40 people
An image of the Mount Rainier Annual Pass, featuring a blooming wildflower meadow with Mount Rainier in the background and the NPS Arrow in the upper right corner.
The Mount Rainier Annual Pass

Mount Rainier Annual Pass

The annual park pass covers entrance fees for the pass holder and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle at Mount Rainier National Park. This pass does not cover camping fees and is non-transferable and non-refundable. This pass can be purchased at any entrance to Mount Rainier.



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 Fees

These fees are charged only to commercial organizations, such as tour companies. This fee is determined by the seating capacity of the vehicle:

  • Sedan with 1 to 6 seats = $25 + $10 per client
  • Van with 7 to 15 seats = $75
  • Minibus with 16 to 25 seats = $100
  • Motor Coach with 26 or more seats = $200

NOTE: There are no current road restrictions for unmodified motor coaches of the standard length in the park. However, be aware that roads in the park are steep, narrow, and winding. In particular, it is recommended that RVs and vehicles with trailers longer than 25 feet LOA not travel up the Sunrise Road beyond the White River Campground intersection.

Education Fee Waiver

Groups from qualified education institutions are eligible for a 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. Complete an education fee waiver application and fax it to 360-569-2911 or email to mora_special_use@nps.gov.

Other Fees & Permits

Campgrounds - Learn more about camping reservations, regulations, and fees.

Permits & Reservations
Information about Special Use Permits, Wilderness Reservation Permit, Climbing Pass, and Scientific Research & Collecting Permit.


Please read this legal notice regarding payment of fees by check.

Last updated: January 12, 2018

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