National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program

Great Basin National Park does not have an entrance fee.

However, we do sell America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes at Lehman Caves Visitor Center.
 
2018 Annual Pass
2018 Annual Pass

Craig McIntyre, Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, 2016 Share the Experience Photo Contest Grand Prize Winner.

Annual Pass - Cost $80
This pass is available to the general public and is valid for one year, beginning from the date of sale. The pass provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. In per person fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and up to three adults. (Children ages 15 and under are admitted free.) In per vehicle fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and passengers in non-commercial vehicle. The pass does not cover expanded amenity fees, such as camping or cave tours.

You can obtain this pass in person at Lehman Caves Visitor Center, buy it online, purchase it at recreation.gov, or call 1-888-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 3.

If you are a volunteer at a federal agency that participates in the Interagency Pass Program, you may be eligible for a Volunteer Annual Pass.


 
2018 Lifetime and Annual Senior passes
2018 Annual and Lifetime Senior Passes

2018 Annual Senior Pass - Aransas National Wildlife Refuge/Craig McIntyre, 2016 Share the Experience Photo Contest

Lifetime Senior Pass - Yellowstone National Park/Lori Wilkinson

Senior Pass -
Lifetime: 80$
Annual: 20$
Both the lifetime and senior passes are for U.S. citizens or permanent residents, 62-years-old or older. The passes provide access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. In per person fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and up to three adults. (Children ages 15 and under are admitted free.) In per vehicle fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and passengers in non-commercial vehicle. In the case of expanded amenity fees, such as camping and cave tours, the pass holder (and only the pass holder) will receive a 50% discount. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

You can obtain this pass in person at Lehman Caves Visitor Center, buy it online, or submit a mail order application [66 KB].



 
2018 Every Kid in a Park Pass
Every Kid in a Park Pass

Anacostia Park, Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: Chris Rief

Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass - Free

This pass is available to U.S. fourth graders, including home-schooled and free-choice learners who are 10 years old. This pass is valid for the duration of the fourth grade school year and through the following summer (September- August). The pass provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. In per person fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and up to three adults. (Children under 16 are admitted free.) In per vehicle fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and passengers in non-commercial vehicle. The pass does not cover camping fees or other use fees, such as cave tours.

Fourth graders that wish to receive a pass must have a paper voucher printed from the Every Kid in a Park website. Digital versions of the voucher (such as .pdfs on smartphones or tablets) will not be accepted.

You can obtain this pass in person at Lehman Caves Visitor Center.

 
2018 Access Pass
2018 Access Pass

Steven Koehler, Yellowstone National Park

Access Pass - Free
This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. The pass provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. In per person fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and up to three adults. (Children under 16 are admitted free.) In per vehicle fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and passengers in non-commercial vehicle. In the case of expanded amenity fees, such as camping and cave tours, the pass holder (and only the pass holder) will receive a 50% discount.

Applicants will be asked to sign a Statement of Disability.

You can obtain this pass in person at Lehman Caves Visitor Center or submit a mail order application [27 KB].


 
2018 Military Pass
2018 Military Annual Pass

Craig McIntyre, 2016 Share the Experience Photo Contest Grand Prize Winner

Military Pass - Free

This pass is available to active duty U.S. military members and their dependents and is valid for one year, beginning from the date of sale. The pass provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. In per person fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and up to three adults. (Children ages 15 and under are admitted free.) In per vehicle fee areas, the pass will admit the passholder and passengers in non-commercial vehicle. The pass does not cover expanded amenity fees, such as camping or cave tours.

Applicants must present current military I.D. at the time of issuance in order to receive a pass.

You can obtain this pass in person at Lehman Caves Visitor Center.

 

Visit the America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Land Pass Program website for more information.

Former Program Passes:

Golden Eagle Passport/National Parks Pass/Golden Eagle Hologram

These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the Annual Pass.

Golden Age Passport

This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the Senior Pass

Golden Access Passport

This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the Access Pass

Note: All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will still be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.

Last updated: June 23, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311

Phone:

(775) 234-7331
Available 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Closed on Federal holidays.

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