Fees & Passes

Entrance Fee

Entrance to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is FREE. There are no parking fees. There is a donation box available at the Plains High School Museum/Visitor Center.

America the Beautiful: National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

  • Annual Pass- Cost $80
    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 full year from the month of purchase. The Annual Pass can be obtained by calling 1-888-ASK-USGS, or online.
  • Senior Pass- Cost $80
  • Note: The price of the lifetime Senior Pass was increased to $80 on August 28, 2017. A new $20 annual Senior Pass will become available at the same time.
  • This is a lifetime pass for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents age 62 and over. The Senior Pass can be obtained by calling 1-888-ASK-USGS, or by visiting this website.
  • Military Pass- FREE
    This pass is available to active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card of DD Form 1173) for a full year from the month of purchase. The Military Pass can be obtained in person at any Federal recreation sites that charge Entrance or Standard Amenity Fees.
  • Access Pass- FREE
    This is a lifetime pass for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents with permanent disabilities. The Access Pass can be obtained by calling 1-888-ASK-USGS, or by visiting this website.
  • Volunteer Pass- FREE
    Volunteers who have acquired 250 service hours on a cumulative basis are eligible for this pass. It provides access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance of Standard Amenity Fee for a full year from the month 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 admitted free. Learn more about volunteering in the park.
The USGS manages the inter-agency pass program.Learn more about these passes.



 

Fee-Free Days

A variety of holidays, as well as the annual "National Park Week" each spring, see entrance fees waived at all national parks. Learn more about upcoming fee-free days.

Last updated: September 12, 2018

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Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780

Phone:

(229) 824 - 4104 x0

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