Interagency Federal Lands Passes

The National Park Service is a participant in the 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 America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, are explained below.

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Annual Pass
Senior Pass
Access Pass
Volunteer Pass
 
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Annual Pass

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 year, beginning from the date of sale.

This pass admits the pass holder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and the pass holder/s + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. Children under 16 years of age are admitted free.

This pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK-USGS, Ext. 1, or online.

Cost: $80

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Senior Pass
 
Senior Pass

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee.

This 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.

This pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior Pass provides a 50% discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services, such as camping, swimming, boat launch and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50% price reduction.

This pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

Cost: $10

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Access Pass
 
Access Pass

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: a statement by a licensed physician; a document issued by a Federal agency such as the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or a document issued by a state agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.

The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee. 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.

The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Access Pass provides a 50% discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services, such as camping, swimming, boat launching and specialized interpretive services.In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50% price reduction.

This pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

Cost: Free

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Volunteer Pass

This pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis.

This pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date 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 free.

Cost: Free

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Last updated: April 14, 2015

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 9
Denali Park, AK 99755

Phone:

(907) 683-9532
A ranger is available 9 am - 4 pm daily (except on major holidays). If you get to the voicemail, please leave a message and we'll call you back as soon as we finish with the previous caller.

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