• A View of the Horseshoe Bend Battlefield.

    Horseshoe Bend

    National Military Park Alabama

Federal Recreation Passports

Beginning January 1, 2007, there will be new interagency recreational passports that will replace the existing National Park, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access Passes. Horseshoe Bend NMP does not carry the Federal Recreation Passports. These are available at the entrance stations or visitor centers of park units that collect fees.

America the Beautiful - National Parks and FederalRecreationalLandsPass
This pass is available to the general public and provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of sale. The cost is $80.00.

The pass admits the pass holder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. (children under 16 are admitted free).

The pass can be obtained in person at some parks, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS [275-8747], Ext. 1, or via the Internet at http://store.usgs.gov/pass

America the Beautiful - Senior Pass

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The cost is $10.00. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).

America the Beautiful - AccessPass

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. The pass is free. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by Federal agency such as the Veteran’s Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency. The pass can only be obtained in person.

The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).

America the Beautiful - Volunteer Pass

This pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award.

The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).

Did You Know?

Soldiers of the 39th Infantry Climbing Over the Barricade in this Diaroma

At the battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814 Andrew Jackson carried one lead ball in his shoulder and one near his heart. Throughout much of the Creek War, Jackson suffered from wounds received in two duels. More...