Daily/Annual Permits


All vehicles entering a state park must display a valid entrance permit year-round. If a park aide is not on duty at the entrance station, daily entrance permits may be paid by using a self-registration system posted at the entrance. 

  • Daily vehicle entrance fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7
  • Annual vehicle entrance permit .. . . . . . . . $35

Purchase of annual vehicle entrance permit is available online at https://travel.parkrecnd.com/, at the North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department Bismarck Office, through the Call Center at 800-807-4723 or at any state park.

Senior Discount: ND residents age 65 and older are eligible to purchase an annual entrance permit for $28.

Disabled Veterans and POWs: ND veterans with a 50 percent or greater service-related disability and former POWs are eligible for a free annual lifetime pass. All other ND veterans with service-related disabilities may purchase an annual permit for $28. Requires a current VA proof of disability or ND DAV/ POW license plates.