Park Passes & Entrance Fees

Entrance Fees

All park visitors are required to pay an entrance fee from May-October. All passes are non-transferable.
Prices may be subject to change.

Private Vehicle

$30 valid for 7 days Admits private, non-commercial vehicles (15 passenger or less) and all occupants.


$25 valid for 7 days Admits one or two passengers on a private, non-commercial motorcycle.

Per Person

$15 valid for 7 days Admits one individual with no car -bicyclist, hiker.

Acadia Annual Pass

$55 Valid for 12 months from purchase date. This pass admits the holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle.

Military Pass

$0 Free to active duty military personnel and their dependents, with valid documentation (CAC card or DD Form 1173).

Senior Pass

$80 This is a lifetime pass for US Citizens or permanent residents age 62 and older.

Access Pass

$0 Valid for life. This is a lifetime pass for US citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

Every Kid in the Park 4th Grade Pass

$0 This is a pass for US 4th grade students. This pass is valid for 12 months beginning in September of the year the students begins 4th grade and valid until the following August.

 Where To Purchase Your Pass

The following locations issue all park passes:
  • Bar Harbor Inn Gift Shop
  • Hulls Cove Visitors Canter
  • Sand Beach Entrance Station
  • Thompson Island Information Center
  • Bar Harbor Village Green Information Center
  • Park Headquarters, Eagle Lake Road
  • Blackwoods Campground
  • Schoodic Woods Campground
  • Seawall Campground

Your fees make a difference!

80% of all fees are used to fund critical projects that improve visitor services and protect natural resources right here at Acadia National Park:

  • Maintain and operate the free Island Explorer
    bus service.
  • Provide unique interpretive programs.
  • Provide lifeguards at Sand Beach and Echo Lake.
  • Maintain Carriage Roads and Hiking Trails.
  • Improve park accessibility for visitors with disabilities.
  • Remove invasive exotic species.
  • Maintain and repair campgrounds and park structures, and so much more!