National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program

The America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee area (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

The following passes make up the series:
 
2015 The America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass
2015 The America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

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Annual Pass

  • $80 annual pass.

  • Available to everyone.

  • The pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 3 (Hours of operation are: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Mountain time), or online at http://store.usgs.gov/pass.

  • Non-transferable.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Interagency Annual Pass

 
2015 Military Pass
2015 The America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass for Military

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Annual Pass for U.S. Military

  • Free.

  • Available to U.S. Military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and also, Reserve and National Guard members.

  • Must be obtained in person at the park by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).

  • Non-transferable.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Pass for U.S. Military
 
2015-4th-Grade-Pass
2015 4th Grade Pass

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Annual 4th Grade Pass

  • Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper pass.

  • The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September-August).

  • Paper passes can be obtained by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website and can be exchanged for the Annual 4th Grade Pass in person at the park.

  • Digital versions of the paper pass (such as on smart phones or tablets) will not be accepted to exchange for an Annual 4th Grade Pass.

  • The pass is non-transferable.
  • Educators can also be involved! Learn more at the Every Kid in a Park website.
 
Senior Pass
America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Senior Pass

Senior Pass

  • $10 Lifetime pass.

  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.

  • May be obtained in person at the park or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining a Senior Pass through the mail is $20 ($10 for the Senior Pass and $10 for processing the application. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.

  • May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services.

  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

  • Note: Golden Age Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

  • Non-transferable.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Senior Pass

 
Access-Pass
America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Access Pass

Access Pass

  • Free.

  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

  • May be obtained in person at the park or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining an Access Pass through the mail is $10 for processing the application (the pass is free). Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.

  • May provide a 50% discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services.

  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.

  • Note: Golden Access Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

  • Non-transferable.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Access Pass

 
Volunteer Pass
America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Volunteer Pass
Volunteer Pass

  • Free.

  • For volunteers acquiring 250 service hours with federal agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program.

  • Contact your local federal recreation site for more information about volunteer opportunities or visit volunteer.gov.

  • Non-transferable
 

The five agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program are:

See the site locations the issue these passes.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775

Phone:

435-425-3791

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