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Become a Member

As we continue our renovation of the Desert of Maine, we are also developing arts and education programming through our non-profit organization. Your membership supports that work, inspiring the community to engage with Maine’s rich cultural history and to become responsible stewards of our land.


  • Free admission (the dunes, Gemstone Village, Fossil Dig, nature trails, etc.)

  • 10% off all items in the gift shop & cafe

  • 10% off Mini Golf

  • 10% off campground reservations and event ticket sales

  • Early access to campground reservations and event tickets



Your membership lasts a full year from the date of purchase, and is priced based on the number of people who will use the membership:

  • $48 per adult member

  • $36 per child member (4-12 years old) ​

The most efficient way to become a member to buy online using the button below. You can pick up your membership card at the Welcome Center the next time you are there. Or you can do it the old-fashioned way and buy it in person!