Fees & Passes

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  1. You may need to pay for parking, or for a shuttle, ferry, or other transportation while visiting the park.

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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:

White sand beach with crystal clear waters
The small beach at Boca Chita Key.

NPS photo by Denise Ratajczak

The park has no entrance fees.

Docking (Day Use) at Boca Chita and Elliott Keys

$25.00 Friday - Monday and Federal Holidays

Camping at Boca Chita and Elliott Keys

$35.00 per night. Please note that the camping fee applies whether sleeping on shore or in your boat. If camping, be sure to pay the Docking fee as well.

The two fees must be paid for spending the night on the islands; one for docking and one for camping. The docking fee must be paid for day use.
Docking slips and campsites are First Come-First Served and must be paid through the recreation.gov app. The app must be downloaded prior to arrival at the location. Scanable QR codes for Docking and Camping can be found at harbor kiosks at both areas.

It includes the use of up to two tents and six people. A boat is needed in order to get to each remote island. Docking space is available on a first come, first served, basis. Reservations are not accepted. Camping and marina use fees are due daily upon arrival or no later than official sunset. There is no fee for day use.

Because no pass or fee is required for entry into the park, only selected America the Beautiful passes are available. Passes available include: 4th grade, Access and U.S. military passes. Senior or annual passes are not available at the park. These may be purchased at nearby locations including Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve and Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

Last updated: February 5, 2024

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