Death Valley Entrance Fee Options
Death Valley National Park prefers payment of all fees and permits with credit cards or digital payment. It saves a significant amount of money, helps us be safe, secure, and effective and allows us to spend more time with you.
Death Valley Entrance Fees
Death Valley Entrance Fee - per vehicle - $30.00
This permit allows all persons traveling with the permit holder in one single private, non-commercial vehicle (car/truck/van) to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.
Death Valley Entrance Fee - per motorcycle - $25.00
This permit allows persons traveling on one motorcycle to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.
Death Valley Entrance Fee - per individual - $15.00
This permit allows a single individual traveling on foot or individuals traveling on one bicycle to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.
Death Valley Annual Pass
The National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series
America the Beautiful Annual Pass
$80: yearly pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees for national parks and other federal fee areas for 12 months from time of purchase.
4th Grade Pass - Every Kid Outdoors
Free: 4th Graders can earn a free pass to all federal fee areas. Visit the website to earn the pass, print the voucher, and then redeem it for your pass when you visit your park.
Annual Pass for US Military
Free: annual pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees for all active military personnel and their dependents with a CAC Card or DD Form 1173.
Lifetime Pass for Veterans and Gold Star Families
Free: lifetime pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees. Present a DoD Identificaion card (CAC card), Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC), Veteran ID card, or veteran's designation on a state-issued drivers license or identification card. Gold Star Families can exchange a voucher for a pass.
Free: lifetime admission and discount pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Admits only one motorcycle.
Annual Senior Pass
$20: annual admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents who are age 62 or older. Valid for 12 months from time of purchase. Note: four Annual Senior Passes can be traded in for a Lifetime Senior Pass (described below).
Lifetime Senior Pass
$80: lifetime admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents who are age 62 or older. Admits only one motorcycle.
Commerical Organizations and Large GroupsIn addition to the entrance fees listed below, additional permits are required for commercial groups, special park uses (weddings, memorialization, group events, etc.), commercial film and photography, research, and other
Commercial Vehicle Entrance Fees
1 - 6 Passenger Vehicle: $25 + $10 per person
Campground Fee Information
Campground fees vary with each campground. Learn more about the fees at each campground.
How to Pay Your Fee
Online payment of park entrance fees can be done at Recreation.gov. The park doesn't require a reservation for entry, just an entrance fee or park pass.
Payment of park entrance fees using credit card may be done at fee machines 24/7 at:
Authorized Third-Party Vendors (cash or card)
Last updated: March 29, 2023