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 for by using a self-registration system posted at the entrance or purchased online here

  • Daily vehicle entrance fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7
  • Annual single vehicle entrance permit . . . . . . . . $35
  • Annual family entrance permit . . . . . . . . $55

The purchase of an annual vehicle entrance permit is also available for online purchase here or through the Call Center at 800-807-4723.

Senior Discount: ND residents age 65 and older are eligible to purchase an annual entrance permit for $28. To purchase a senior pass send a scan or photograph of your ID with a current phone number to be contacted at to parkrec@nd.gov

Disabled Veterans and Prisoners of War (POW): 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 Summary of Benefits Letter issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for proof of disability. Acceptable proof of POW includes DD214 or, if civilian, official written proof from the National Archives Database attesting to former POW status. Contact parkrec@nd.gov for more information.