BIG BEND ENTRANCE FEES & PASSES
All vehicles entering Big Bend National Park are subject to an entrance fee.
There are no reservations required for entering Big Bend National Park at this time. There are no day passes issued, and there is no limit to the number of visitors entering the park each day.
Big Bend National Park Entrance Fees
America the Beautiful Passes
All federal lands passes are issued and accepted at Big Bend National Park. Passes are non-transferable.
The America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series includes different options of interagency passes that provide access to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas across the United States.
In general, passes cover the above types of fees for everyone in a personal vehicle at per-vehicle fee areas or up to four adults at sites that charge per person. Children ages 15 or under are admitted free. Two lifetime passes (Senior and Access) provide additional benefits, such as a 50-percent discount on camping at some sites. Always check with individual sites for details.
Last updated: May 24, 2022