2014–2015 Minnesota State Parks Permit

Image of the 2013 Minnesota State Park Annual PermitFour seasons of outdoor fun!

A year-round permit provides unlimited access to all 76 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas for a full year from the month of purchase.

By purchasing a permit, you help maintain and improve the natural resources, facilities, and education and outreach programs that make Minnesota's state parks among the best in the nation.

Permits are valid for one year from the month of purchase. Plus, you can receive a discount on a permit for other vehicles you own.

Why limit yourself to one day?

When you buy a $5 one-day permit, trade it in before you leave the park and get $5 off a year-round permit!* Already have one? Gift it—introduce a friend to unlimited good times with a year-round permit.

 

Common Questions

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What does it cost?

How can I purchase a Minnesota State Parks permit?

Do I have to have my permit in hand before I can go to the park?

What do I do if I need to buy a permit at the park but there's nobody in the office?

When does my annual permit expire?

What should I do if I have more than one vehicle?

What's different about the motorcycle annual permit?

Can I camp overnight if I only have a one-day permit?

Can I credit my daily permit toward buying an annual permit?

Are there discounts for vehicles with disability tags?

Are there military discounts?

Is there a K-12 educators' discount?

Is there a group rate?

My annual permit got lost or damaged. Will you replace it?

I'm here for contract work. Do I need a permit?

What vehicles are exempt from needing a permit?