Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

As part of ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure and improve the visitor experience, entrance fees increased by $5 beginning June 1, 2018: NPS News Release, April 12, 2018.

Fee Type

Current Fee

Mount Rainier Annual Pass

  • Grants unlimited entry for one year to pass owner and passengers in the same car

$55

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

$30

Mount Rainier "Per Person" Fee

  • Walk-up or single bicycle fee

  • Grants unlimited entry for seven consecutive days

$15

Mount Rainier Motorcycle Fee

  • Grants unlimited entry for one motorcycle and passenger for seven consecutive days

$25

Campground Fees - Camping Information

  • Per site, nightly

$20

Campground Fees - Groups

  • Groups sites, nightly

  • Accommodates 25 to 40 people

$60

 

Electronic Passes Available Through YourPassNow

Purchase park entrance passes from yourpassnow.com at no additional cost. Once purchased, passes for Mount Rainier National Park must be printed prior to use. While in the park, the paper copy is presented at entrance stations and displayed on the vehicle dashboard, particularly when the vehicle is parked at trailheads, campgrounds, and park inns. Connectivity is limited or non-existent in the park, therefore printing the permit in advance is required.The pass will be accepted at all park entrance stations.

The federal interagency annual pass, the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass Series, is not available at this site, but is available for purchase at Mount Rainier National Park and online. The following Mount Rainier passes are available on www.YourPassNow.com:

  • Private Vehicle ($30, valid for seven days)
  • Motorcycle ($25, valid for seven days)
  • Individual/Bicycle ($15, valid for seven days)
  • Mount Rainier Annual Pass ($55 valid for one year from month of purchase)

Learn more about YourPassNow and the launch of the electronic passes in the News Release, September 11, 2018.

 
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 + $15 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 email to mora_fee_waiver@nps.gov. Applications accepted by email ONLY; no fax or mail-in applications.

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: September 18, 2018

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