Fees & Passes

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Timed Entry Reservations

Timed entrance reservations are required from May 24-Sept 2, 2024, to enter the Paradise and Sunrise Corridors between 7:00 am-3:00 pm.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Timed Entry Reservations FAQs page provides additional details about the reservation program.

 

Overview of entrance requirements

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Reservations and Timed Entry

Paradise Corridor Reservation

Required to enter the Paradise Corridor in summer 2024.
Dates applicable
May 24–Sep 2
Cost
$2.00
A timed entry reservation is required from May 24-Sept 2, 2024, to enter the Paradise Corridor between 7:00 am-3:00 pm. The Paradise Corridor can be entered from both the Nisqually Entrance in the southwest corner of the park and the Stevens Canyon Entrance in the southeast via SR123.

Exceptions

Visitors with reservations at the National Park Inn in Longmire, Paradise Inn, or Cougar Rock Campground within the Paradise Corridor can use proof of their reservation for entry to the Paradise Corridor (does not apply to the Sunrise Corridor). Visitors can use Wilderness, Climbing, and Special Use permits for the dates, times, and location their permit is valid to enter the park.
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Sunrise Corridor Reservation

Required to enter the Sunrise Corridor in summer 2024.
Dates applicable
Jul 3–Sep 2
Cost
$2.00
A timed entry reservation is required from July 3-Sept 2, 2024, to enter the Sunrise Corridor between 7:00 am-3:00 pm. The Sunrise Corridor can be entered from the White River Entrance in the northeast corner of the park via SR410.

Exceptions

Visitors with first-come, first-served (FCFS) White River Campground permits within the Sunrise Corridor can use proof of their permit for entry to the Sunrise Corridor (does not apply to the Paradise Corridor). FCFS permits can be acquired before 7 am or you may need a Sunrise Corridor Timed Entry Permit if you want to try to acquire a FCFS between 7 am and 3 pm. Visitors can use Wilderness, Climbing, and Special Use permits for the dates, times, and location their permit is valid to enter the park.
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Entrance Passes

Standard Entrance Pass

$15.00–$30.00

Entrances are guaranteed to be staffed during daylight hours, though may be staffed earlier or later. If entering the park outside of daylight hours, purchase an online pass in advance, or at the next available staffed entrance. Inside the park, passes can be purchased online using wifi at the Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise. Printed vouchers are preferred, but digital vouchers will be accepted for the standard entry fee only: the Single Vehicle 1-7 day pass. If you have purchased any type of Annual Pass or want to upgrade a Single Vehicle pass, a printed copy of the voucher is required.

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.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Carbon River Ranger Station

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Mowich Lake Entrance & Paul Peak Trailhead

    Credit/Debit Only

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Walk-up or single bicycle fee. Grants unlimited entry for seven consecutive days.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Carbon River Ranger Station

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Mowich Lake Entrance & Paul Peak Trailhead

    Credit/Debit Only

More information

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

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Carbon River Ranger Station

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Mowich Lake Entrance & Paul Peak Trailhead

    Credit/Debit Only

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For Organizations & Businesses

These fees are charged only to commercial organizations, such as tour companies. This fee is determined by the seating capacity of the vehicle. For sedan with 1 to 6 seats, the fee is $30 + $15 per client.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

More information

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

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

More information

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

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

More information

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

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

More information
Annual Entrance - Park

Annual Entrance - Park

$55.00
Grants unlimited entry for one year to pass owner and passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. This pass does not cover camping fees and is non-transferable and non-refundable. If you already own a valid annual or lifetime pass (Interagency Senior, Annual, Military, etc) you do not need to purchase this pass. NOTE: The Discover Pass is for Washington State Parks only and does not cover Mount Rainier National Park.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Nisqually Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • Stevens Canyon Entrance

    Credit/Debit Only

  • White River

    Credit/Debit Only

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

 
 

 

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).

Note regarding Fourth Grade Pass: Available for US students in the fourth grade. Before coming to the park, please get a voucher from the Every Kid Outdoors website and bring the printed voucher to the park to get the pass.

Other Fees & Permits

  • 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
  • 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.

Last updated: January 17, 2024

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