Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.

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

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

"Find Your Park" With an America the Beautiful Inter-agency Pass
While Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is a fee-free National Park Service site, many of our fellow parks, monuments and other federal lands do require an entrance fee or pass.

Visiting a site more than once? Or making a National Parks road trip to fill up your passport? An annual pass may be a good option! These work in National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sites.

National Park Service sites which charge entrance fees have these passes available for purchase. Check out the national main passes webpage for cost and availability of these programs.

Available passes include:
  • Annual Pass (not offered at Agate)
  • Senior Pass -both Annual and Lifetime (not offered at Agate)
  • Annual Pass - Military (Free - offered at Agate)
  • Lifetime Pass - Veteran (Free - offered at Agate)
  • Fourth Grade "Every Kid Outdoors" Pass (Free - offered at Agate)
  • Access Pass (Free - offered at Agate)
  • Volunteer Pass (Earned when do 250 hours of volunteer work within a year)
The Every Kid in a Park Pass features three children sitting on rocks silhouetted against a setting sun with the logo in the top right corner and 4th grade pass written on the left end.
The Every Kid Outdoors pass is available for fourth grade students.

Every Kid Outdoors Pass

Hey fourth graders! You and your families can see America's wonderous parks, forests and waterways for free! Fourth graders, their parents or educators can sign up for the pass at the national program website everykidoutdoors.com and printing a paper voucher. Exchange the paper voucher for a plastic card at public lands that issue other passes. You must do the activity then print the paper voucher at home first. Then, bring the paper voucher to Agate Fossil Beds to get your plastic card.

Last updated: May 13, 2024

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