The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass SeriesThe National Park Service is an important participant in the new Interagency Pass Program which was created by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and authorized by Congress in December 2004. Participating agencies include the National Park Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The pass series, collectively known as the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, is shown below with a brief explanation of each.
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Annual Pass for U.S. Military
Annual 4th Grade Pass
Cost - Free (valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year though the following summer (September-August)
Note: All National Park passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Age, and Golden Access passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Paper Golden Age and Golden Access passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.
Last updated: March 15, 2023