Overview of entrance requirements
All visitors MUST have
The America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites across the United States. Passes cover entrance fees at lands managed by the National Park Service and US Fish & Wildlife Service and also standard amenity fees (day use fees) at lands managed by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
More about interagency passes
Standard Entrance Pass
Antietam National Battlefield charges an entrance fee. We accept all Interagency Passes and the passes are available for purchase at the park visitor center upon arrival.
Personal Vehicle/Family: $20.00 for three days
Individual: $10.00 for three days. This fee admits one individual in a vehicle and also includes hikers, bicyclists or pedestrians. Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.
Motorcycle: $15.00 This fee admits one individual on a private, non-commercial motorcycle for three days.
For Organizations & Businesses
To request an Academic Fee Waiver for your group, click on the link for further details.More information
$100 Motor Coach/Commercial Tour Groups with 26 or more people
$40 per passenger bus with 16-25 people
$25 per passenger bus/sedan with 1-6 people
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:
Please Note: Beginning January 1, 2024, all America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands (Interagency) Annual Passes will have a single signature line for one passholder. This is a change from the previous policy of allowing for two signatures on the Interagency Annual pass. Each NPS Park-Specific Annual Pass will also change to one signature for program unity and efficiency.
Annual Pass to Antietam Battlefield
If you or your family visit the battlefield more than once a year, this pass is for you. Valid for one year from month of purchase for Antietam National Battlefield only. Admits pass holder and passengers in a single private vehicle.
Last updated: October 31, 2023