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Big Bend National Park Overview

There is a place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take refuge in a solitary mountain range surrounded by weather-beaten desert. Tenacious cactus bloom in sublime southwestern sun, and diversity of species is the best in the country. This magical place is Big Bend...

Entrance Fees

Entrance - Education/Academic Groups - $0
Groups entering the park for education purposed are encouraged to check the academic fee waiver page for application and qualification information.
Commercial Group Fee - $12
$12 per client; passes may not be used. Business is required to obtain commercial use authorization. Bus tours, 25 person capacity or greater, $200 (commercial use authorization not required).
Big Bend Entrance Fee--Individual - $15
Fee applicable to one individual walking in or bicycling in and is valid for 7 days.
Non-commercial groups with vehicle capacity of 16 or more - $15
$15 per person traveling in a non-commercial vehicle with a capacity of 16 or more. Fees will not exceed the commercial rate for the same sized vehicle. Youth 15 and younger are free. Individuals or families with a valid annual or lifetime pass may use their pass for themselves and up to 3 others.
Entrance - Per Person - $15
Admits one individual. Typically used for bicyclists and pedestrians; valid for 7 days.
Big Bend Entrance Fee--Motorcycle - $25
Fee applicable to one motorcycle; valid for 7 days.
Entrance - Motorcycle - $25
Admits one non-commercial motorcycle; valid for 7 days.
Big Bend Entrance Fee--Per Vehicle - $30
This fee includes all occupants of a private, non-commercial vehicle and is valid for 7 days.
Non-commercial groups with vehicle capacity 15 or less - $30
Non-commercial groups with a vehicle capacity of 15 or less pay a per vehicle fee.
Entrance - Private Vehicle - $30
Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less); valid for 7 days.
Entrance - Non-commercial Groups - $30
Organized groups such as Scouts, youth groups, churches, reunions, clubs, etc. that do not qualify for an academic fee waiver are charged as follows: $30 per non-commercial vehicle with a capacity of 15 or less. $15 per person traveling in a non-commercial vehicle with a capacity of 16 or more. Fees will not exceed the commercial rate for the same sized vehicle. Youth 15 and younger are free. Individuals or families with a valid annual or lifetime pass may use their pass for themselves and up to 3 others.
Big Bend Annual Pass - $55
The Big Bend Annual Pass covers entrance fees to Big Bend National Park. Pass is available at Big Bend National Park entrance stations or the Panther Junction Visitor Center. Pass is non-transferable.
Annual Entrance - Park - $55
Big Bend National Park Annual Pass Covers entrance fees to Big Bend National Park. Pass is available at Big Bend National Park entrance stations or any visitor center. Good for one year from purchase date. Pass is non-transferable.
Commercial Groups - $200
Companies conducting business in the park are required to obtain a commercial use authorization. The only exception is companies travelling in a 26 person capacity or greater vehicle; such vehicles are charged a flat fee of $200 (commercial use authorization not required).
Commercial Entrance - Motor Coach - $200
Companies conducting business in the park are required to obtain a commercial use authorization. The only exception is companies travelling in a 26-person capacity or greater vehicle; such vehicles are charged a flat fee of $200 (commercial use authorization not required).