All park visitors are required to pay an entrance fee upon entry. The park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year!
Separate fees apply for concession operated tours and rentals. Visitor center hours vary depending on staff levels, locations and seasons.
For information regarding fee prices and changes, please visit https://www.nps.gov/ever/planyourvisit/fee-change-faqs.htm
Will I be required to pay an entrance fee for boating in the park?
Yes. Private boaters pay entrance fees the same way as all other visitors. Passes are available at park entrance stations or online at YourPassNow.com.
Why do I have to pay an entrance fee to boat in the park if I don’t use any of the park’s facilities?
Revenue generated from recreation fees are used for items such as navigational aids and backcountry facilities. These facilities are important for the shared use and enjoyment of all park visitors.
Entrance fees are waived at National Park Service-managed sites on the following days
January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
April 20 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary
September 28 – National Public Lands Day
November 11 – Veterans Day