Passes

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America the Beautiful: National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

As of 2007, the Golden Age, Golden Eagle, and Golden Access Passes were replaced with a new series of inter-agency passes called the "America the Beautiful" - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass. Each pass is described in brief, below.

  • Annual Pass - Cost $80 - 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 full year from month of purchase. The Annual Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or online.
  • Senior Pass - Cost $10 - This is a lifetime pass for U.S.citizens and permanent residents age 62 and over. The Senior Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or by mail.
  • Military Pass - Free - This pass is available to active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173) for a full year from month of purchase. The Military Pass can be obtained in person at one of our Visitor Centers year-round.
  • Access Pass - Free - This is a lifetime pass for U.S.citizens and permanent residents with permanent disabilities. The Access Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or by mail.
  • Volunteer Pass - Free - Volunteers who acquire 250 service hours on a cumulative basis are eligible for this pass. It provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a full year from month 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. Learn more about volunteering in the park.
The USGS manages the inter-agency pass program. Learn more about these passes.

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Oneida, TN 37841

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