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
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.
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.
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.
Did You Know?
The Red Sticks constructed an eight foot tall barricade consisting of four to five large pine logs stacked one on top of another. This barricade stretched 400 yards across the neck of the horseshoe bend in the Tallapoosa River. More...