Fees

Permits

Entrance Passes may be used at both Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague Island National Seashore. These passes admit the passholder and fellow occupants of a single, private non-commercial vehicle.

Your fee dollars go towards lifeguard and safety services, beach parking and trail maintenance, interpretative programs and activities for visitors and facility improvements for visitor enhancement. 


Pedestrians and bicyclists Free
  
Daily Pass
Valid for full day of purchase
$10.00

  
Weekly Pass
Valid for seven days
$25.00

  
Chincoteague NWR Annual Pass
Valid for one year
$45.00

  
Federal Duck Stamp
Valid for one year, July 1 to June 30, at all National Wildlife Refuges
An annual Beach Parking Permit is required to use a Federal Duck Stamp at Chincoteague NWR or Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland

Annual Beach Parking Permit
This pass is required when using a Federal Duck Stamp at Chincoteague NWR or Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland
$25.00






$20.00


  
Interagency Annual Pass
Valid at all federal recreation fee areas
$80.00

  
Lifetime Senior Pass 
U.S. citizens or residents 62 yrs. or older
$80.00 (lifetime)
  
Annual Senior Pass
U.S. citizens or residents 62 yrs. or older
$20.00 

  
Annual Military Pass
Active Duty U.S. Military and dependents
Free

  
Access Pass
Permanently disabled U.S. citizens or residents
Free (lifetime)
  
Every Kid Outdoors Pass
U.S. 4th graders or 10 year old homeschool students, valid at all federal recreation fee areas for one year: September 1 to August 31
https://www.nps.gov/everykidoutdoors/index.htm
Free -
Voucher required 
 

 
Taxi/Uber/Lyft Passengers$5.00 per person
  
Commercial Buses
Valid for one day
 
  
20 passengers or less$40.00
  
21 passengers or more$100.00
 

 
Please note: Pets are prohibited, even in your vehicle. Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.