Annual Passes and Passports
A Pass can be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or by calling 1-800-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747) Ext 1
Frequent visitors to our National Parks and other Federal lands should be aware of additional annual pass options available. The following passes may be purchased at the park with qualifying documentation:
Everglades National Park Annual Pass: $ 25.00 - This annual pass is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and is good for unlimited visits to the park. Entrance Stations in Homestead and Shark Valley accept the pass and admits the purchaser and any accompanying persons in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the purchaser and accompanying immediate family (spouse, children, parents) when entry is by other means (bicycle or on foot). Fees are not collected at Everglades City or along the waterway access from the Keys.
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Annual Pass - Cost $80
** New** America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass - Annual Pass for Military - Free.
The Annual Pass for Military is a free pass available to US military members and their dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as most members of the US Reserves and National Guard. Proper military ID is required (CAC Card or DoD Form 1173). The pass can be obtained in person at Federal recreation sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. It admits the pass owners and any accompanying passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas, or the pass owner and up to additional 3 adults at sites that charge per person. The pass will be available through December 31, 2013 and accepted for use through the end of December 2014. This pass is non- transferable.
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Senior Pass. - Cost $10.
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Access Pass - Free.
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass- Volunteer Pass - Free.
Golden Eagle Passport and National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Hologram*
Golden Age Passport*
Golden Access Passport*
*All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.
Did You Know?
Many of the orchids found within the Everglades are "epiphytic," growing on host trees that are used for support. This adaptation allows a variety of plants to grow in an otherwise harsh environment.