Fees & Passes

Some National Parks collect entrance fees to assist with the cost of providing safe, meaningful experiences to park visitors. Money collected must be used in ways that directly improve visitor experiences.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Entrance Fees

All visitors, age 17 and over, must pay an entrance fee or show a valid pass at the park entrance station. During seasonal entrance station closures, visitors must pay the entrance fee or show a valid pass at the visitor center.

Private vehicle


Motorcycle

$25.00 per vehicle - Valid for 7 days for all persons traveling in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle.

$20.00 per motorcycle - Valid for 7 days for all persons traveling on a single, non-commercial motorcycle.

Individual
(non-motorized)

$12.00 per person - Valid for 7 days for a visitor traveling on foot, bicycle, horse, or other non-motorized means of travel.

Forms of Payment

Cash, credit card, personal check, or traveler's check

Commercial Tours

1-6 passenger capacity: $25.00 per vehicle plus $12.00 per person

7-15 passenger capacity: $50.00 per vehicle

16-25 passenger capacity: $60.00 per vehicle

Over 25 passenger capacity: $150.00 per vehicle

 
Your Pass Now

Buy Your Pass Online

Theodore Roosevelt National Park annual and weekly passes can be purchased online through Your Pass Now.

 
Image of Park Annual Pass

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Annual Park Pass - $50

Valid for one year from month of purchase. Valid only at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Admits purchaser and passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the pass holder and his/her immediate family (spouse, children, parents) when entry is by other means (foot, bicycle). You can purchase your pass online or in person when you arrive to the park.

Interagency Passes

The National Park Service is a participant in the Interagency Pass Program. Other participating agencies include the U.S. Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation.

 
America the Beautiful Annual Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Annual Pass - $80

This pass is available to the general public and provides access to federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. The pass is valid for a year, beginning from the date of sale. The pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per-vehicle fee areas, or the pass holder and 3 adults at per-person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can be obtained in person at the park, or online at www.usgs.gov.

 
America the Beautiful Military Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Military Pass - Free

The Annual Pass for Military was implemented on May 19, 2012. This is a free pass for active duty military personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard) and their dependents. In order to qualify for this pass, a person must present a valid Department of Defense identification (CAC Card). Dependents must present a Department of Defense ID (DD Form 1173) that identifies the dependent and his/her sponsor. Some members of the Military Reserve may be eligible for this pass.

 
Senior Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Senior Pass - $80 Lifetime or $20 Annual

The Interagency Senior Pass is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are 62 years of age. In addition to covering entrance and standard amenity fees at recreation areas managed by six Federal agencies, the Senior Pass may provide a discount on some expanded amenity fees such as camping, and guided tours (inquire locally). The Interagency Senior Pass replaced the Golden Age Passport which will continue to be honored for the lifetime of the Pass owner. This pass is available at the park or through www.usgs.gov (shipping and handling fee applies).

 
Access Pass

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Access Pass - Free

The Interagency Access Pass is a free, lifetime pass available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have been medically determined to have a permanent disability. The Interagency Access Pass covers entrance or standard amenity fees at sites managed by six Federal agencies. It also provides the pass owner a discount on some expanded amenity fees such as camping (inquire locally). The pass replaced the Golden Access Passport which will continue to be honored for lifetime of the pass owner. This pass is available at the park or through www.usgs.gov (shipping and handling fee applies).

 
Logo for Every Kid in a Park pass

Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass - Free

The Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass is free for U.S. 4th grade students and covers entrance and standard amenity fees. The pass is obtained by the student exchanging an Every Kid in a Park pass voucher for the pass (voucher obtained at www.everykidinapark.gov). This pass is valid for 12 months beginning September of the year the student begins 4th grade. No other discounts apply other than entrance and standard amenity fees. Note: All passes are valid September through August of the year that the student is in the 4th grade.

 

2018 Fee Free Days

On the following days, entrance fees at all National Parks are waived:

Last updated: January 11, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 7
Medora, ND 58645

Phone:

(701) 623-4466

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