Park Fees

The Kansas State Parks Passport, available only at the time of vehicle registration for $15.50 at your county treasurer's office, is valid until the vehicle registration expires. The Passport is not available through Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism offices.

Sand Hills State Park - a state park motor vehicle permit is required for entry. The trail pass is no longer required.

Camping fees are "per unit" or per tent. Processing fees will apply to each camping stay.

* Note: you must be 18 or older to rent a cabin or campsite.

National Guard Permit
State funding has been made available to provide free park vehicle permits to active members of the Kansas National Guard. DO NOT FAX!

 Purchase Park Permits Online
Note: Fees shown include transaction fees. Actual costs may vary depending on how many issuances are purchased in the same transaction.
**Motor Vehicle & Park Permits
Daily Vehicle  $5.00 at park office
$6.00 online 
Annual Vehicle 
 (Temporary available online
$25.00
*Seniors/Disabled Daily Vehicle 
 (Kansas residents only, must be purchased at KDWPT office)
$3.25
*Seniors/Disabled Annual Vehicle 
(Kansas residents only)
(Kansas residents only, must be purchased at KDWPT office)
$13.75
Duplicate permit of any kind (any time) $12.50
Annual Camping 
If purchased prior to April 1 or after September 30
$202.50 
Annual Camping
If purchased between  April 1 and September 30
$252.50
14-day Camping $112.50
RV Seasonal camping – spaces are limited
per month, per unit except at El Dorado, Milford and Tuttle Creek State Parks – by special permit only – number of sites limited – apply at park office
(Requires annual camping permit)  
With one utility $271.50
With two utilities $331.50
With three utilities $391.50
(BY SPECIAL PERMIT ONLY)
RV Seasonal camping – spaces are limited
per month, per unit for El Dorado, Milford and Tuttle Creek State Parks – by special permit only – number of sites limited – apply at park office
(Requires annual camping permit) 
With one utility $311.50
With two utilities $371.50 
With three utilities $431.50
(BY SPECIAL PERMIT ONLY)
RV short-term storage – by special permit only – number of sites limited – apply at park office. Not available at all parks. $51.50 per month, designated areas only
(BY SPECIAL PERMIT ONLY)
Unconventional Vehicle Permit – by special permit only – apply at park office $52.50
Trail Permits - A "per-person" trail permit is required to utilize Prairie Spirit Trail (except the portion of Prairie Spirit Trail within the city limits of Iola, Garnett and Ottawa)
Per Person Daily Trail Permit $3.50
Per Person Annual Trail Permit $12.50
Camping Fees - A camping permit is required in addition to the motor vehicle permit for overnight stays. All daily camping permits expire at 2:00 p.m. Prime site fee applies to designated sites from April 1 - September 30. In addition to the fees below, there is a $3.00 per stay transaction fee for all overnight stays.
Daily Camping (annual or 14-day camping permit pays for these) $10.00
Prime Site Fee $2.00
One Utility (year round, in addition to camping fee) $9.00
Two Utilities (year round, in addition to camping fee) $11.00
Three Utilities (year round, in addition to camping fee) $12.00
Designated Overflow Camping $6.50
Youth Camping $4.00 per camping unit
Special Event – must be made by phoning or visiting park $0 to $201.50
Cabin Rental - Price varies per night, depending on location, timing and amenities. See Specific Park Locations. Call park or go to www.reserveamerica.com for reservations. Weekly and monthly rentals available.