Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

Park Entrance Pass - $25.00

Per private vehicle (valid for 1-7 days from date of purchase)

Park Entrance Pass - Motorcycle - $20.00

Per motorcycle (valid for 1-7 days from date of purchase)

Per Person Entrance Pass - $15.00

Visitors 16 years of age or older who enter on foot, bicycle, or as part of an organized group not involved in a commercial tour.

 

Passes are good for entry into all areas of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Passes are non-transferable and generally non-refundable. Show the pass to rangers at entrance stations at the Dune Climb and Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive or place your pass on your vehicle dashboard if you park within the Lakeshore. If you park outside the Lakeshore boundary (see park map) and enter the Lakeshore on foot or riding a bicycle, carry your pass with you.
 

Every Kid Outdoors 4th Grade Annual Pass. Have a 4th-grader in the family? Check out this pass.


School Groups
An Academic Fee Waiver is available for educational groups that apply prior to their visit to the park.


PLEASE NOTE - FAILURE TO OBTAIN A PARK PASS MAY RESULT IN A FINE.

 

Commercial Visitors

Commercial bus tours are subject to a separate fee schedule based upon the seating capacity of the bus.

Sedan
1-6 Person Capacity
$25.00 + $10.00 Per Person 16 years or older (up to a maximum of $40.00)

Van
7-15 Person Capacity
$40.00

Mini Bus
16-25 Person Capacity
$40.00

Motorcoach
26+ Person Capacity
$100.00

Last updated: May 2, 2022

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