Fees & Passes

Overview of entrance requirements

All visitors MUST have

Entrance Passes

Standard Entrance Pass

$15.00–$25.00

Park Entrance is $15 per person and is good for 7 days.

Park Entrance is $25 per vehicle and is good for 7 days.

Park entrance for motorcycles is $20 per motorcycles and is good for 7 days.
Annual Entrance - Park

Annual Entrance - Park

$55.00
Valid at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Crater Lake National Park, and Lava Beds National Monument for twelve months from the date of purchase, for unlimited visits to all four parks. It admits the pass holder and any accompanying persons in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the pass holder and 3 others when entry is by other means (bicycle and foot). This pass covers entrance fees only and is not refundable and/or transferable.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Whiskeytown Visitor Center

    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 Passes can be purchased at the Whiskeytown Visitor Center, Online at recreation.gov, or through the Interangency Passes site above.



 

Academic Entrance Fee Wavier

Groups from bona fide educational institutions are eligible for an entrance fee waiver if they are coming to study park resources. Requests should be sent at least 2 weeks in advance of visit using the Application for Academic Fee Waiver form.


 
2024 Whiskeytown/Lassen Volcanic Annual Pas
2024 Whiskeytown/Lassen Volcanic Annual Pass

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Annual Passes

New in 2024, the Interagency Annual and Whiskeytown Annual Passes will have one signature line for a single passholder. An unexpired 2023 Annual Pass with two signature lines will continue to allow up to two motorcycles if both riders have signed the pass.

Whiskeytown NRA Multipark - 2024 Annual Pass

Cost $55 (U.S. Dollars)
Valid at Whiskeytown NRA, Lassen Volcanic NP, Crater Lake NP, and Lava Beds National Monument for twelve months from the date of purchase, for unlimited visits to all four parks. It admits the purchaser and any accompanying persons in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the purchaser and accompanying immediate family (spouse, children, parents) when entry is by other means (bus, bicycle, and foot).

This pass covers entrance fees only and is not refundable and/or transferable.

 
2024 America the Beautiful Annual Pass
2024 America the Beautiful Annual Pass

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America the Beautiful - 2024 Annual Pass

Cost: $80

Available for: Everyone

National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

This pass, available to the general public, provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee - for a year - beginning from the date of sale. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
How to purchase: This pass can be obtained in person at the visitor center, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or online from the  USGS Store.

 
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America the Beautiful - 2024 Annual Military Pass

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America the Beautiful - 2024 Annual Pass for Active Duty Military

Cost: Free

Available for: Active Duty Military

For active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173). The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).

How to get your pass: This pass can be obtained in person at these locations, or online at the USGS Online Store.

Frequently asked questions about the Annual Pass for Military

 
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America the Beautiful - 2024 Military Lifetime Pass

Cost: Free

Available for: U.S. military veterans with a valid veteran ID and Gold Star Families with a valid Gold Star Family Voucher

How to get your pass: This pass can be obtained in person at these locations, or online at the USGS Online Store.

Additional Information: Learn about free access for U.S. Military Veteran and Gold Star families through a Military Lifetime Pass.

 
America the Beautiful 2022 Access Pass

America the Beautiful - Lifetime Access Pass

Cost: Free

Available for: US citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.

How to get your pass: This pass can be obtained in person at these locations, or online at the USGS Online Store.

Find detailed information about this pass on the USGS Store's Access Pass

 
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America the Beautiful - 2024 Annual and Lifetime Senior Passes

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America the Beautiful - 2024 Annual Senior Pass


Cost: $80 Lifetime Senior Pass or $20 Annual Senior Pass

Available for: US citizens or permanent residents ages 62 or over. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.

How to purchase: This pass can be obtained in person at these locations, or online at the USGS Online Store.

Learn more about the annual senior passes.

 
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Annual 4th Grade Pass

Cost: Free

Available for: U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper pass. Valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September-August).The pass admits the passholder and all passengers in a non-commercial vehicle where per-vehicle fees are charged or the pass holder +3 adults for per-person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).The pass does not cover other recreation fees such as campground fees.

How to get your pass: Paper passes can be obtained by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website and printing a temporary paper pass. Bring the paper pass to the Whiskeytown Visitor center and exchange in-person for a 4th grade pass. The 4th grader needs to be present. Digital version of the paper pass (such as on smart phones or tablets) will not be accepted to exchange for an Annual 4th Grade Pass.The pass is non-transferable.

Last updated: April 1, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 188
Whiskeytown, CA 96095

Phone:

530 242-3400

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