Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs

Entrance Fees

$5.00 In-State Daily Entrance Fee
For noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day including holidays. Admits driver and passengers. This applies to all State Parks and Reservoirs properties, excluding Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center and Prophetstown (see below).

$7.00 Out-of-State Daily Entrance Fee
For noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day including holidays. Admits driver and passengers. This applies to all State Parks and Reservoirs properties, excluding Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, Indiana Dunes and Prophetstown State Parks (see below).

Prophetstown Gate Fee:
$6.00
- noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day including holidays. Includes combined entrance into the park and Historic Prophetstown.
$8.00 - noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day including holidays. Includes combined entrance into the park and Historic Prophetstown.

Indiana Dunes Gate Fee:
$5.00
- noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day including holidays.
$10.00 - noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day including holidays.

Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center Entrance Fee:
$5.00
per adult every day including holidays.
$2.00 per child every day including holidays.

$2.00 Daily Fee
for each person, 5 years old and older, entering as a pedestrian, on bicycle or horseback.^

Passenger Vans/School Buses with no Scheduled Group Program/Motorcoaches/Commercial buses
$2.00 per person, ages 5 years and above

Groups with program reservations
$1.00 per person program fee.

$5.00 Daily Horse Permit
Entrance for one day per horse at DNR properties where horse use is allowed.

$20 Annual Horse Tag
Entitles one horse access and the use of DNR properties where horse use is allowed. Good from January 1 until December 31 of the year issued. Vehicle admission is not included. Daily vehicle admission is $5 and an annual pass to admit one vehicle is $40. Annual horse tag can be purchased online.

$40.00 Annual entrance permit
Admits noncommercial vehicles, driver and passengers to DNR properties which charge a gate fee.* Good from January 1, until December 31, of the year issued. You can buy annual permits from The Mother Nature's Mercantile

$60.00 Non-resident annual entrance permit
Admits non-Indiana resident noncommercial vehicles, driver and passengers to DNR properties which charge a gate fee.* Good from January 1, until December 31, of the year issued.

$20.00 Golden Hoosier Passport
For Indiana residents who are at least 65 years of age or a resident eligible for Social Security disability payments under 42 U.S. C. 401 (proof of eligibility must be presented at time of purchase and disabled individual must be present in the vehicle at time of use); admits noncommercial vehicle, driver, and passengers. Good from January 1 until December 31 of the year issued. Price is 1/2 the Resident Annual Entrance Permit.

Golden Hoosier Permit Special Cases:
Indiana residents who are former POW's or their surviving spouses are entitled to a free Indiana Golden Hoosier Permit. These are mailed automatically at the beginning of each year. Direct questions to jplanck@dnr.in.gov

Indiana residents who qualify for a DAV1 or DAV2 license plate, may purchase an Indiana Golden Hoosier Permit regardless of age. Please present a completed form 32584 (Certificate of Eligibility for Veteran License Plates) at the time of purchase.

*DNR Annual Entrance Permits and Golden Hoosier Passports are not valid at Indiana Historic Sites that charge an entrance fee.

**The Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center Entrance Fee: $5.00 per adult every day including holidays, $2.00 per child every day including holidays.


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