Free Entrance Days
Check out the list of fee-free days coming up!
Park Entrance Fee
No reservations are needed to enter the park. When you arrive, you can pay by credit card (preferred) or cash. Your fees are put to work improving visitor services and facilities. Thank you for supporting your national parks!
Annual Park Pass
Come here often? Consider purchasing an annual pass. The park's annual pass costs $55 and is valid at Crater Lake National Park as well as Lava Beds National Monument. It admits the pass owner and all accompanying passengers in a single, private, noncommercial vehicle (or the pass owner plus up to three people when entry is by other means). The pass is available for purchase in the park or online and is good for one year from the month of issue.
Other Special Passes
The following passes are valid for entry at Crater Lake National Park, and may be obtained in the park at an entrance station or online. Learn more here.
Arrive Ready to Explore with a Pre-Paid Park Pass!
The following passes may be purchased online in advance of your visit:
Academic Fee Waivers
Schools and other academic instituitions can apply for a waiver of park entrance fees, provided that their visit is for educational or scientific purposes. Learn more about academic fee waivers here.
Last updated: July 26, 2022