Fees & Passes



 

Overview of entrance requirements

All visitors MUST have

* May not apply in some cases. See details below.

Entrance Passes

Standard Entrance Pass

$15.00–$25.00

Standard Entrance Passes to Dinosaur National Monument are valid for seven consecutive days. Standard Entrance Passes do not cover camping or other use fees such as river permit fees.

Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all its occupants. Admission is good for seven consecutive days. You can come and go any time with your seven-day pass.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Admits all riders on a private, non-commercial motorcycle. Admission is good for seven consecutive days. You can come and go any time with your seven-day pass.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Admits one individual with no car. Typically used for bicyclists, hikers, and pedestrians. Youth 15 and under are admitted free. Admission is good for seven consecutive days. You can come and go any time with your seven-day pass.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

For Organizations & Businesses

National Park Service regulations allow school groups and other bona fide national and international academic institutions to obtain a waiver for park entrance fees, provided that the visit is for educational or scientific purposes, and the resources or facilities the group proposes to use support those purposes. Fee waivers must be obtained in advance and cannot be issued at the entrance station or visitor center.
More information

Pass is valid for the day of purchase and the next six days for a vehicle carrying the same group of passengers. A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. Fees for commercial tours are based upon the total capacity of vehicle regardless of actual number of passengers.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Pass is valid for the day of purchase and the next six days for a vehicle carrying the same group of passengers. A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. Fees for commercial tours are based upon the total capacity of vehicle regardless of actual number of passengers.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Pass is valid for the day of purchase and the next six days for a vehicle carrying the same group of passengers. A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. Fees for commercial tours are based upon the total capacity of vehicle regardless of actual number of passengers.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Noncommercial vehicles with a vehicle capacity of 15 or less

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Pass is valid for the day of purchase and the next six days for a vehicle carrying the same group of passengers. A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. Fees for commercial tours are based upon the total capacity of vehicle regardless of actual number of passengers.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

Annual Entrance - Park

Annual Entrance - Park

$45.00
Valid for one year through the month of purchase. Admits one (1) private, non-commercial vehicle or its pass holder to Dinosaur National Monument.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Quarry Entrance Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

2023 Fee-free Days

No entrance pass required on these days:

 

Forms of Payment

Dinosaur National Monument prefers the use of a credit or debit card for payment of your entrance fee. This speeds up transactions at our entrance booth.

 
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Credit cards currently accepted by the National Park Service for payment of entrance fees.
 
DINO Fee Waiver Application

Academic Fee Waivers

National Park Service regulations allow school groups and other bona fide national and international academic institutions to obtain a waiver for park entrance fees, provided that the visit is for educational or scientific purposes, and the resources or facilities the group proposes to use support those purposes. More information…

 

Noncommercial Organized Groups

Valid for 7 days.
Organized groups such as Scouts, Rotary, Clubs, Youth Groups, Churches, Reunions, etc. that do not qualify for an Academic Fee Waiver are charged as follows:
$25.00 Noncommercial vehicles with a vehicle capacity of 15 or less
$15.00 per person Non-commercial vehicles with a capacity of 16 or greater.
Fees will not exceed the commercial fee for the same-sized vehicle. Youth 15 and younger are free. Individuals or families with any valid Annual or Lifetime pass may use their pass for entry at the per person rate. Pass and photo ID must be present upon entry.

 
Camping Fees Fee Rates (Summer) Fee Rates (Winter)
Green River Campground
Reservations for some sites available through Recreation.gov
$18 Closed in Winter
Deerlodge Park Campground $10 $6 when road is passable
Echo Park Campground $10 $6 when road is passable
Gates of Lodore Campground $10 $6 when road is passable
Rainbow Park Campground
$6 $6 when road is passable
Split Mountain Group Campground
Reservations available through Recreation.gov
$40 $6
Echo Park Group Campsite $15 $6 when road is passable
Backcountry camping Free Free
All rates are per site, per night. Senior and Access pass holder receive a 50% discount at all campgrounds except for the Split Mountain Group Campground during the summer and group site at the Echo Park Campground.

Last updated: May 24, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

4545 Hwy 40
Dinosaur, CO 81610

Phone:

435 781-7700

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