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Reservation phone numbers:

Camping, cabins, shelters, group camps: 1-866-622-6746.
State Park Inns and Brown County State Park cabins: 1-877-563-4371.

State park permits can be purchased at any of the 32 state park property locations across Indiana. State park permits can also be ordered online. When placing a permit order online, please expect seven to 10 business days for your permit to arrive.

Important Notice: Every Kid Outdoors
The "Every Kid Outdoors" program that allows 4th graders to enter a park for free applies only to federal sites in Indiana. It is not applicable at Indiana State Parks or State Forest Recreation Areas. For more information about this program and how it works at national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests and other locations around the country visit this website.

$7 In-State Daily Entrance
Noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day including holidays. Admits driver and passengers. This applies to all State Parks and state-managed lakes, excluding Falls of the Ohio State Park’s Interpretive Center and Prophetstown State Park (see below).

$9 Out-of-State Daily Entrance
Noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day including holidays. Admits driver and passengers. This applies to all State Parks and state-managed lakes, excluding Falls of the Ohio State Park’s Interpretive Center and Indiana Dunes and Prophetstown state parks (see below).

Prophetstown State Park Gate Fee
$8
- noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day including holidays. Includes combined entrance into the park and Historic Prophetstown.
$10 - noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day including holidays. Includes combined entrance into the park and Historic Prophetstown.

Indiana Dunes State Park Gate Fee
$7 - noncommercial vehicles with Indiana license plates, every day, including holidays.
$12 - noncommercial vehicles with out-of-state license plates, every day, including holidays.

Falls of the Ohio State Park’s Interpretive Center Entrance Fee
$9 per adult every day, including holidays.
$7 per child every day, including holidays.

$2 Daily Fee
for each person, age 5 and older, entering as a pedestrian, on bicycle or horseback.^

Passenger Vans/School Buses with No Scheduled Group Program/Motorcoaches/Commercial Buses
$2
per person, ages 5 years and older.

Groups with program reservations
$1 per person program fee.

$5 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 Jan. 1 until Dec. 31 of year issued. Vehicle admission is not included. Annual horse tag can be purchased online.

$50 Annual Entrance Permit
Admits noncommercial vehicles, driver and passengers to DNR properties that charge a gate fee.* Good from Jan. 1, until Dec. 31 of year issued. You can buy annual permits from The Mother Nature's Mercantile. *

$70 Non-resident Annual Entrance Permit
Admits non-Indiana resident noncommercial vehicles, driver and passengers to DNR properties that charge a gate fee.* Good from Jan. 1, until Dec. 31 of year issued.*

$25 Golden Hoosier Passport
For Indiana residents who are at least age 65 years or are 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 Jan. 1 until Dec. 31 of year issued. Price is 1/2 the Resident Annual Entrance Permit.*

Golden Hoosier Permit Special Cases
Indiana residents who are former POWs 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 time of purchase.

*The only Indiana State Historic Sites for which the DNR Annual Entrance Permits and Golden Hoosier Passports are valid are those that are owned and operated by the Department of Natural Resources.