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Contact: Kelly Roman, 315-336-4182
The National Park Service, in coordination with the National Park Foundation and Humana Inc., has established October 8th as "Senior Skip Day." On this day, set aside to celebrate the health benefits of national parks, all U.S. citizens 62 years of age or older can download a voucher from the Humana website to exchange for an Interagency Senior pass. These vouchers can be downloaded from: www.HumanaSeniorSkipDay.com
Throughout the day, all seniors with a voucher are welcome to claim their pass at the Fort Stanwix visitor center, located at the corner of James Street and Erie Boulevard. Also available free of charge on that day are the Access Pass (for those with a permanent disability under the ADA) and a Military Pass (for those who are currently an active member of any of the U.S. military branches.
Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission to the park is free. For more information about upcoming events please call the park at (315) 338-7730. Please visit the park's web page at www.nps.gov/fost, or follow us on Facebook, for additional information about the park and up-to-date news about park events.Fort Stanwix is one of over 400 parks in the National Park System. To learn more about national parks, visit www.nps.gov.