Fees & Reservations

Attention: We are currently only issuing Still Photography Special Use Permits. Sessions will only be considered for Monday thru Saturday from 9:30am-4:30pm.

Any permit that would require monitoring will not be issued until further notice.


Are you looking to make a special reservation?

Admission to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is always free. Visit your national park with the whole family at no charge. Admission, the park film, and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs are free.

Reservations such as photography shoots, videography, exclusive access to a space, and other special circumstances may require a Special Use Permit. We are currently not issuing new Special Use Permits.

Visitor takes photographs at the park using a camera and tripod.

Special Park Use Permits

Photography and video permits are our most common SPU permits. Before your photo or video shoot, review our permit requirements.

Park Ranger demonstrates the atl atl for a visiting field trip.

Field Trip Programs

Teachers, plan a field trip! Reservations are required for ranger-led field trips, but not for teacher-led visits.

Youth volunteer peeks through historic door at Mission San Jose

Bringing your Group to Volunteer

Reserve a group volunteer work day at the missions! Make an impact at your local national park.


Looking for an America the Beautiful Pass?

Attention: We are not currently issuing America the Beautiful Interagency passes.

America the Beautiful passes cover admission to national parks and other federal recreational lands.
You can order an America the Beautiful pass online at the links below:

Visitors may be able to obtain passes at the folllowing nearby parks. Availability and park accessibility is subject to change.

Padre Island National Seashore

Amistad National Recreation Area

Looking for more? Find more information on the passes usually offered at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

Last updated: January 7, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2202 Roosevelt Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78210


(210) 932-1001

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