Fees & Passes

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Electronic Passes Available Through Recreation.gov

Purchase digital park entrance passes on Recreation.gov at no additional cost. Once purchased, passes for Olympic 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 lodges. 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 available for purchase when you arrive at Olympic National Park. The following Olympic passes are available on Recreation.gov:

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


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Private Vehicle: $30 valid for 7 consecutive days. This fee admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all occupants.

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Motorcycle: $25 valid for 7 consecutive days. This fee admits one individual on a private, non-commercial motorcycle.


Per Person: $15 valid for 7 consecutive days. This fee admits one individual without a vehicle which includes hikers, bicyclists or pedestrians. Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.

HIking or Backpacking

Wilderness Camping Fees: Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight trips into the Olympic National Park backcountry. The fee for each Wilderness Camping Permit is $8 per person per night plus a $6 per permit fee. Maximum group size is 12 people in most places. There is no charge for youth 15 years and under, but they still count towards group size. For more information on camping in wilderness see the Wilderness Trip Planner.

Campground Fees: The nightly fee for camping in one of Olympics established campgrounds ranges from $15 - $24 depending on location and season. For a complete list of campground fees and information visit the camping page.
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Commercial Tours: A commercial tour is defined as persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced or sold for leisure recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provisions of the service. Commercial tour fees in Olympic National Park are as follows:

  • Van with 7 to 15 seats = $75
  • Minibus with 16 to 25 seats = $100
  • Motorcoach with 26 or more seats = $200

COVID-19 Guidance

Road-based tour groups should review and adhere to current NPS policy on coronavirus guidance. If your questions concerning COVID-19 guidance are unanswered after reading the information available on the Public Health Information for the Park Partner Community webpage or the Guidance for Multi-day Road-based Tours, please contact us.


Non-commercial groups: Organized groups such as Scouts, Rotary, Youth Groups, Churches, Clubs and Reunions etc. are charged as follows:
$30 per vehicle: Non-commercial vehicles with 15 or less capacity.
$15 per person: Non-commercial vehicles with 16 or greater capacity.
Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.

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RV Dump Station Fee: $10 per use. Dump stations can be found at Fairholme, Kalaloch, Mora and Sol Duc campgrounds.



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An America the Beautiful Pass provides access to all federal recreation areas, including National Parks. The pass series includes an Annual Pass for the general public, lifetime Senior Pass for those 62 or older, lifetime Access Pass for US citizens with permanent disabilities, annual Volunteer Pass for volunteers accumulating 250 hours of service, and Annual Pass for U.S. Military. A pass covers entrance fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle. Passes are available for purchase at Olympic National Park visitor centers and entrance stations. Learn more: America the Beautiful Pass Series.

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Olympic National Park Annual Pass
The Olympic National Park Annual Pass costs $55 and is good for entry into the park for one year from the month of purchase. Passes can be purchased at Olympic National Park visitor centers and entrance stations.


Last updated: April 15, 2021

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