Fees & Passes

Admission to the park is FREE, but for those who qualify, Senior Passes, Military Passes, and Access Passes are available at the visitor center.
 
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The Senior Pass is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.  There is a one time administrative processing fee of $10.




 
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A free Military Pass is available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, as well as Reserve and National Guard members.  A Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173) is required.
 
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A free Access Pass is available to U.S. Citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. 
 
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The Annual Interagency Pass ($80) is not available at the park visitor center.  It can be obtained at a federal recreation site that charges an admission fee, by calling 1-888-275-8747, or by visiting the USGS Store online.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388
This phone number is for the visitor center and is answered during regular operating hours. An outgoing voicemail message provides information when the visitor center is closed.

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