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. *Para Español oprima aquí.  

Pedestrians and bicyclists Free
The following passes admit the pass holder & any passengers in the same personal vehicle.
Entrance Pass
(valid for 7 days)
Chincoteague NWR Annual Pass
(valid for 1 year)
Federal Duck Stamp
(valid for 1 year, July 1 to June 30, at all National Wildlife Refuges) 

Annual Beach Parking Permit
(This pass is required to park at the beach when using a Federal Duck stamp at Chincoteague NWR or Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland)  

Interagency Annual Pass
(valid at all federal recreation fee areas)
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) 
Annual Military Pass
(Active Duty U.S. Military and dependents)
Access Pass
(Permanently disabled U.S. citizens or residents)
Free (lifetime)
Every Kid In a Park Pass
(U.S. 4th graders or 10 year old homeschool students, valid at all federal recreation fee areas for 1 year September 1 to June 30)
Free -
Voucher required
Over Sand Vehicle (OSV)
(valid for 1 year):

The North OSV area is available for fishing access only, March 15 - September 1.

Taxi/Uber/Lyft Passengers$5.00 per person
 Commercial Buses
(valid for 1 day)
20 passengers or less$40.00
21 passengers or more$100.00

Please note: Pets are prohibited, even in your vehicle.