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Entrance Fees


Yellowstone National Park Entrance Fees
Private Non-commercial Vehicle / Both Parks $ 30.00 (valid for 7 days) / Both Parks: $ 50.00
Motorcycle, Snowmobile / Both Parks $ 25.00 (valid for 7 days) / Both Parks: $40.00
Single Entry (foot, bike, ski, 16+ years old) / Both Parks $ 15.00 (valid for 7 days) / Both Parks: $20.00
Annual Pass (good 1 year from date of purchase) $ 60.00
Interagency - Access Pass (permanently disabled) Free (Lifetime - valid in all Natl Parks & Fed Rec Areas)
Interagency - Annual Pass (good for one year) $ 80.00 (valid for all public lands with an admission fee)
Interagency - Senior Pass (one-time purchase) age 62+ $ 10.00 (valid in all Natl Parks & Fed Rec Areas)
Military Pass - must have CAC Card or DD Form 1173 Free - must be issued in person

"Both Parks" means Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park


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Entrance Fee Information


Yellowstone National Park Special Entrance Fee Information
Academic Fee Waivers Interagence 4th Grader Pass Commercial Visitor Fees Non-Commercial Group Fees



Yellowstone Annual Pass


Yellowstone Annual Pass


The $ 60.00 park annual pass provides entrance to pass holder and accompanying passengers in a single private non-commercial vehicle to Yellowstone. The Pass is valid for 12 months through the month of purchase. Purchase your pass at one of the park's entrances.


Winter use: On a snowmobile, admits the signers and children (residing in the same household under the age of 21). In a snowcoach or shuttle, it admits the signers and up to three additional persons (16 and older) for a total of four people.



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Interagency Annual Pass


Interagency Annual Pass


The Interagency Annual Pass is an annual pass that provides admission to any national park or any federal recreation area charging an entrance fee. The Pass costs $ 80.00 and is valid for 12 months (ending the last day of the purchase month, one year later). More than 80% of the proceeds from the sales of National Park Passes go directly into supporting priority projects in national parks.


Where a "Per Vehicle" entrance fee is charged, the Pass admits the Pass signee and accompanying passengers in a single, private*, non-commercial vehicle. Where a "Per Person" entrance fee is charged, the Pass admits the Pass signee, spouse, children and parents. The Pass is nontransferable and does not cover or reduce use fees such as charges for camping, parking, tours and concessions.


Winter use: On a snowmobile, admits the signers and children (residing in the same household under the age of 21). In a snowcoach or shuttle, it admits the signers and up to three additional persons (16 and older) for a total of four people.


* A private vehicle is defined as any noncommercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.


The Interagency - Annual Pass or the Annual Pass may be purchased at any National Park office or entry station.


To purchase a pass Online, click on this Link, or to purchase via phone, call: 1-888-275-8747 and press 1.


Click on this link for detailed information about the Access Pass for those with disabilities.


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Academic Fee Waiver


Academic Fee Waiver


The Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA), Public Law 108-447, provides the National Park Service statutory authority to allow "outings conducted for non-commercial educational purposes by schools or bona fide academic institutions" to obtain a waiver of park entrance fees.


School groups and other bona fide national and international academic institutions may be eligible for an Academic Fee Waiver. Anyone 15 years or younger is exempt from paying an entrance fee. Passes may be used for entry as defined on the back of the pass.


Commercial enterprises are not eligible for fee waivers, but school groups using a commercial vehicle for transportation only may apply for a fee waiver.


Fee Waiver Application (This is an Adobe pdf form)


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4th Grader Pass


4th Grader Pass


Interagency 4th Grader Pass: Free


Available to U.S. 4th Graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age). Valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September to August). Winter use: On a snowmobile, admits the student and qualified snowmobile operator. In a snowcoach or shuttle, admits the student and up to three additional persons (16 and older) for a total of four people.


Winter use: On a snowmobile, admits the student and qualified snowmobile operator. In a snowcoach or shuttle, admits the student and up to three additional persons (16 and older) for a total of four people.




Commercial Fees


Commercial Fees


Commercial bus tours are subject to a separate fee schedule based upon the seating capacity of the bus.


Yellowstone National Park Commercial Entrance Fees
Sedan - 1 to 6 passengers $ 25.00 plus $15 a person
Van - 7 to 15 passengers $ 125.00 (no per person fee)
Minibus - 16 to 25 passengers $ 200.00 (no per person fee)
Motor Coach - 26 or more passengers) $ 300.00 (no per person fee)

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Non-Commercial Fees


Non-Commercial Fees


Non-Commercial Groups (examples - boy/girl scouts, church groups, clubs)


Non-commercial groups entering the park in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 15 persons or more, will be charged $12 for each person on board.


Exceptions:


Bullet Anyone who is 15 or younger is exempt from paying an entrance fee.

Bullet Passes may be used for entry as defined on the back of the pass.

Bullet In many cases the driver will have been hired for transportation only and is exempt from paying the entrance fee.

Bullet The total fee charged will not exceed the equivalent commercial fee for that type vehicle.


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