• An engineer inspects the running gear of a steam locomotive at Steamtown NHS


    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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America the Beautiful Annual Pass

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass

This new annual pass program debuted January 1, 2007. America the Beautiful passes are valid for one year from the date of sale for entry to federally-operated recreation sites throughout the country.

Senior and Access passes continue to be available under the America the Beautiful program. Additionally, annual passes will be available to 250-hour park volunteers. Annual passes may be purchased online at any time (see below) or at the Steamtown NHS Entrance Fee kiosk daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Winter hours, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm). You must apply for Senior, Access or Military-Annual passes, with proper documentation, in person during business hours. Click on the links below for more information.

All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle Passports, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access Passports, and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Paper Golden Age and Paper Golden Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes. Other passes may not be exchanged.

Acceptability of AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL passes in this park...

Steamtown National Historic Site collects an Entrance Fee and Expanded Amenity Fees (formerly called specialty interpretive fees). Only the Entrance Fee - NOT the Expanded Amenity Fees - at this park are covered by America the Beautiful Passes.

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Annual Pass | Senior Pass | Access Pass

NEW! US military and their dependents qualify for a FREE Annual Pass. Learn more!

Did You Know?

A steam locomotive rolls onto the turntable while visitors watch.

Turntables give locomotives access to the roundhouse and allow them to turn around. Steamtown National Historic Site, in Scranton, PA, has a 90-foot turntable. More...