Fees & Passes

Park Entrance Fees & Passes

At the park entrance, credit cards are preferred for payment. Cash and checks are accepted. You can also purchase your pass in advance, which saves time at the entrance station. Eighty percent of your entrance and camping fees help fund projects that improve your experience here. We appreciate your support!

Vehicle Pass - $30.00

This pass is valid for 1-7 days and includes everyone traveling in a single vehicle for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and Hume Lake District of Sequoia National Forest/Giant Sequoia National Monument. You can purchase this pass in advance at www.yourpassnow.com

Individual Entry Pass - $15.00

This entry fee is for a single person traveling on foot or by bicycle. It is valid for 1-7 days in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and Hume Lake District of Sequoia National Forest/Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Non-Commercial Group - $15.00

Groups traveling in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 16 persons or more are charged per person. People 15 years old or younger, drivers hired for transportation only, or anyone with a pass that may be used for park entry is exempt from paying the entrance fee.

Commercial Group, 1-6 Passenger Capacity - $25.00

This entrance fee is for commercial tours of one or more people traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. This fee is based on the seating capacity of the vehicle and not the actual number of passengers. Passenger ages or entrance passes do not affect the price. The charge for vehicles with a seating capacity of 1-6 passengers is $25 plus $10 per person.

Commercial Group, 7-15 Passenger Capacity - $75.00

This entrance fee is for commercial tours of vehicles with a seating capacity of 7-15 people.

Commercial Group, 16-25 Passenger Capacity - $100.00

This entrance fee is for commercial tours of vehicles with a seating capacity of 16-25 people.

Commercial group, 26+ Passenger Capacity - $200.00

This entrance fee is for commercial tours of vehicles with a seating capacity of 26 or more people.

Motorcycle Pass - $25.00

This pass is valid for 1-7 days and includes everyone traveling on a motorcycle, scooter, or similar motorized vehicle for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and Hume Lake District of Sequoia National Forest/Giant Sequoia National Monument. You can purchase this pass in advance at www.yourpassnow.com.

 

 

Entrance Fee-Free Days

Free park admission is offered at all national parks on ten fee-free days each year. Fees for camping, reservations, concessions, and fees collected by third parties still apply.

In addition, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks will be waving entrance fees on the following days in 2017:

  • June 3: National Trails Day
  • August 12: A Day Honoring Buffalo Soldiers
  • December 10: Celebration of the General Grant Tree: Nation’s Christmas Tree

Every Kid in a Park Pass

Do you have a fourth-grade student in your family? If so, you and your family get free access to hundreds of parks, lands, and waters for an entire year, including Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. The pass is valid for entrance fees for a group with a fourth-grader plus any children under 16 and all adults in one passenger vehicle. The pass does not cover camping and activity fees. Before you come, review the rules and print out your pass!


Academic Fee Waivers

Schools and other educational groups may qualify for an academic fee waiver. If you'd like to apply, submit your information at least two weeks before your trip.

 

Telephone Scams

An illegal telephone scam is mentioning Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. If you get a call, visit our Laws and Policies page for information about how to report it.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

(559) 565-3341

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