Day Use Fees & Annual Permits

Day use fees of $5 to park at Smith Rock State Park are required year-round. They are charged per vehicle, with three fee stations available.

Staying at the Bivy? Your camping receipt covers your car too for the days you are registered.

Got a motorcycle? You still need to pay the $5, but you and a buddy can share a parking space for the price of one day pass. And, in case you’re wondering, you carry your pass with you to avoid pass-snatchers.

RV Parking Lot Fee Station at Smith Rock State ParkThe first of the fee stations is at the RV/Bus parking lot. 

Go past the sign to the Bivouac area.Turn in where indicated just before the Smith Rock State Park entrance sign.


Main Fee Station at Smith Rock State ParkThe second, and main fee station is minutes after you enter the park, just past the yurt Welcome Center.

There are temporary parking areas for you to buy your pass and then move to your spot.

Be mindful of small children and pets darting around.

People are also backing up frequently or walking back to their cars from the park entrance.

New Turnaround Fee Station at Smith Rock State ParkThe third one is located at the park’s Northern Point or “turnaround” area.

Keep driving past all the vehicles to an area that reaches a cul-de-sac.

There is a small outdoor amphitheater off to the left just past the fee station.

Some additional toilets are just behind it, making it convenient to park your car here and head down into the park from the Homestead Trail.

RV/Bus parking lot– credit cards only
Main (by the yurt)– credit cards and exact cash (no coins) only
Turnaround (Northern Point)– credit cards only
Bivy (campground)– credit cards and exact cash only, including coins

Planning on coming 6-9 times a year? The annual pass at just $30 is your ticket.

10 days plus? Then snag the 24 month pass for an additional twenty, or $50 total. Both are available from the Welcome Center and the Terrebonne Thriftway. (no longer available at The Bivy campground)

Save some time and get your pass on-line at the Smith Rock State Park Store.


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Online resource for adventurers to Smith Rock State Park. Detailed information for rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, slacklining and horseback riding.