Fees & Passes

Fee Free Days in 2021:

  • January 18: Martin Luther King Jr Day
  • April 17: First Day of National Park Week
  • August 4: Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday/ Founders Day
  • September 25: National Public Lands Days
  • November 11: Veterans Day
 

Montezuma Castle National Monument Seven (7) Day Pass

  • $10 per adult fee.
  • Anyone who is age 15 or younger is free.
  • Will work at Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments.
  • Good for unlimited entry for seven (7) days.
  • Can be upgraded to an Annual Pass or Lifetime Pass from seven (7) days of purchase.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
 

Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monument Annual Pass

  • $35 annual pass, good for one (1) year.
  • Will cover the entrance fee at both Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments.
  • Available to everyone; good for card holder plus 3 adult guests.
  • Can be obtained in person at Montezuma Castle National Monument, Tuzigoot National Monument, or online at Recreation.gov.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
 

Interagency Annual Pass

  • An Annual Pass is $80.
  • Can be obtained at either Montezuma Castle National Monument, Tuzigoot National Monument, or at store.usgs.gov.
  • Annual Passes are not valid without a passholder signature.
  • Annual Passes purchased as gifts have two blank signature lines for use by gift recipient.
  • Valid for one full year from month of purchase (through last day of that month).
  • Allows pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle to enter Federally operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older at sites where per person entrance fees are charged. No entry fee charged for children 15 and under.
  • Photo identification will be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Annual Pass

 

Military Annual Pass

  • A free pass for Active Duty Military or Veterans.
  • Any active duty personal with a vaild CAC card.

  • Military Vetetran: For purposes of this program, a veteran is identified as an individual who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, and is able to present one of the following forms of identification when entering a national park:

    • Department of Defense Identification Card (CAC Card)

    • Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC)

    • Veteran ID Card

    • Veterans designation on a state-issued U.S. driver’s license or identification card

  • A member of a Gold Star Family.

Before visiting a national park site, Gold Star Family members download and print a voucher to present to the ranger or place on the vehicle dashboard at unstaffed sites. By downloading and signing the voucher, Gold Star Family members are self-certifying that they meet the required criteria as identified in sections 3.2 and 3.3 of Department of Defense Instruction 1348.36.

  • Following is the self-certification language on the voucher:

I hereby affirm that I am an eligible next of kin (NOK) of a member of the United States Armed Forces who lost his or her life in a qualifying situation, such as war, an international terrorist attack or a military operation outside of the United States while serving in the United States Armed Forces, as identified in sections 3.2 (Qualifying Situation) and 3.3 (Eligible NOK) of Department of Defense Instruction 1348.36.

Download the Gold Star Family Voucher

Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Pass for Military

 

Senior Annual Pass

  • $20 Annual Senior Pass
  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over
  • May be obtained in person at Montezuma Castle National Monument or online at store.usgs.gov.
  • Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship
  • May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services
  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
 

Lifetime Senior Pass

  • $80 LIfetime Senior Pass
  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.
  • May be obtained in person at Montezuma Castle National Monument or online at store.usgs.gov.
  • Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.
  • May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services.
  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
 

Access Pass

  • Free
  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.
  • May be obtained in person at a Montezuma Castle National Monument or online at store.usgs.gov.
  • Acceptable Documentation:
    • A copy of ID issued by an authorized U.S. agency such as your driver's license, passport, or state issued ID & Documentation that proves permanent disability such as:
    • Statement by a licensed physician (Statement must include: that the individual has a PERMANENT disability, that it limits one or more aspects of their daily life, and the nature of those limitations.) ;

    • Document issued by Federal agency such as the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income, or Supplemental Security Income;
    • Document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.
  • May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services.
  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Access Pass

 

Volunteer Pass

  • This annual pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis (beginning January 1, 2007). It 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 admitted free).
    • Contact the park volunteer coordinator, Krystina Isaac, to learn about volunteer opportunities at Montezuma Castle National Monument.
    • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
 

4th Grade Annual Pass

  • How Do I Get My Pass?
    • Once your 4th grader has completed their web based activity on the Every Kid Outdoors website, they will be awarded their voucher package for printing
    • Once your 4th grader arrives at the participating Federal recreation site they may exchange their Every Kid Outdoors voucher for the Annual 4th grade Pass
  • Covers the fourth grader (card holder) and three adults
  • Good from September to August (the school year plus following summer)
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen
 

Former Pass Program Passes:

  • Golden Eagle Passport and National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Hologram

    • These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Annual Pass.
  • Golden Age Passport

    • This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Senior Pass
  • Golden Access Passport

    • This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Access Pass

All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to 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.

Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may be found at https://store.usgs.gov/pass/general.html

 
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Digital Passes

Daily passes are now available digitally to purchase from Recreation.gov! ITo purchase your pass online, Please Visit: HERE or click the image on the left.

Last updated: October 16, 2021

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