Monument’s Increased Entrance Fee to Address Infrastructure Needs

The National Park Service has announced that the entrance fee to Dinosaur National Monument will be increased to fund infrastructure and maintenance needs at the park. Entrance fees to the park will increase to $25 dollars per vehicle and $20 dollars per motorcycle and an annual park pass will cost $45 dollars. Fee revenue is committed to improving the visitor experience, including the public shuttle system. “We take our commitment to providing affordable access to the Monument very seriously,” shares Monument Superintendent Mark Foust. “We work hard to provide our visitors with the best possible experience. One way of achieving that goal is to collect and invest funds from entrance and camping fees into providing visitor services and maintaining facilities.”  The change will be effective June 1st and all the money received goes to the National Park Service with at least 80 percent of the revenue going back to Dinosaur National Monument.

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