National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program
Great Basin National Park has no entrance fee.
The National Park Service is an important participant in the new Interagency Pass Program which was created by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and authorized by Congress in 2004. Other participating agencies include USDA Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The pass series, collectively known as the America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass:
Annual Pass - Cost $80
The pass can be obtained in person at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or via the Internet at http://store.usgs.gov/pass.
*Purchase an Annual Pass at Great Basin National Park and receive one free cave tour (a value of up to $10.00)!
>Recreation.gov is your site for recreational information and guidance for all Federal agencies.
For information on the Volunteer Pass, click here.
Senior Pass - Cost $10
The pass can be obtained in person at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center.
Access Pass - Free
The pass can be obtained in person at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center by showing proof of disability.
For the former pass program passes:
Golden Eagle Passport/National Parks Pass/Golden Eagle Hologram
These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Annual Pass.
Golden Age Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Senior Pass
Golden Access Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Access Pass
Note: 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.
>Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may be found at: http://store.usgs.gov/pass/general.html
Did You Know?
One of the major ecological threats to the sagebrush-dominated Great Basin ecosystem is the introduction and spread of dozens of species of non-native plants. The most important of these, cheatgrass (or downy brome) covers the largest area: 25 million acres, one-third of the area of the Great Basin.