Fees & Passes

Overview of entrance requirements

All visitors MUST have

Entrance Passes

Standard Entrance Pass


A day use/entrance fee is required to access reconstructed Fort Vancouver for everyone 16 years of age or older. The Visitor Center, Pearson Air Museum, Barclay House, and McLoughlin House do not require a day use/entrance fee.

Day use/entrance fees are required for visitors ages 16 and up to access reconstructed Fort Vancouver. Federal Interagency Passes are accepted. There is no day use/entrance fee for visitors accessing the Visitor Center, Pearson Air Museum, the Barclay House, and McLoughlin House.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • The Contact Station

    Credit/Debit Only

Annual Entrance - Park

Annual Entrance - Park

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site offers an annual pass that covers entrance fees for 4 visitors ages 16 and up. Visitors ages 15 and under are free. This pass can be purchased at the gates of Fort Vancouver or at Recreation.gov.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • The Contact Station

    Cash or Credit/Debit

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:


Entrance Fees at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Fort Vancouver Visitor Center & Bookstore
1501 E Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661
Free Admission
Reconstructed HBC Fort Vancouver
1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA 98661
$10 per person ages 16+, receipt valid for seven days.

Acceptable forms of payment: Credit and debit cards as well payment apps on mobile devices. Fort Vancouver has fully transitioned to a cashless fee system.

Ages 15 years and under are free.

All Interagency Passes honored.
Pearson Air Museum
1115 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA 98661
Free Admission
McLoughlin House Site
713 Center St.
Oregon City, OR 97045
Free Admission
Images of federal lands passes sold at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

America the Beautiful

Interagency passes can be purchased in person at the Reconstructed HBC Fort Vancouver Site in Vancouver, WA. Passes are not available at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, Pearson Air Museum, or at the McLoughlin House Site in Oregon City, OR.

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.

Passes cover:

  • entrance fees at National Park Service and US Fish and Wildlife sites
  • standard amenity fees (day-use fees) at Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, US Forest Service, and US Army Corps of Engineers sites

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.

Interagency passes include:

*A new program that provides free access for US military veterans and Gold Star Family members took effect in fall 2022 as a way to thank them for their support of our country and to encourage them to explore recreational opportunities on their public lands and waters. Find detailed information about who qualifies, acceptable forms of identification, and how to download a Gold Star Family voucher.


Fee-Free Days

The year-round entrance fee to the reconstructed Fort Vancouver is occasionally waived. In fact, a variety of holidays, as well as part of the annual "National Park Week" each spring, see entrance fees waived at all national parks. Learn more about upcoming fee-free days.

Last updated: May 11, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

800 Hatheway Road, Bldg 722
Vancouver, WA 98661


360 816-6230

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