Fees & Passes

Overview of entrance requirements

No entrance pass required

Entrance Passes

An entrance pass is not required to access Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

Valles Caldera National Preserve does not currently charge a park entrance fee.

Backcountry Vehicle Passes

For those wanting to drive into the backcountry between May 15 and November 15, vehicle passes are available on Recreation.gov. You can reserve your pass starting three months out. Visit the Backcountry Experience page for additional details.


Fee Free Entrance Days

In 2023, entrance fees at all national parks will be waived on: On fee free days, all national parks waive entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees.

Last updated: August 17, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 359
Jemez Springs, NM 87025


Ranger Station (for general park information)

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