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America the Beautiful: National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

The National Park Service is an important 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 the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, is shown below with a brief explanation of each.

 
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 month of purchase. The Annual Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or online.

America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - LIFETIME SENIOR PASS - Cost $80 - This is a lifetime pass for U.S.citizens and permanent residents age 62 and over. The Senior Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or by mail.

America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - ANNUAL SENIOR PASS - Cost $20 - This is an annual pass for U.S.citizens and permanent residents age 62 and over. The Senior Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or by mail.

America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - MILITARY PASS - Free - This pass is available to active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173) for a full year from month of purchase. The Military Pass can be obtained in person at the visitor center year-round.

America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - ACCESS PASS - Free - This is a lifetime pass for U.S.citizens and permanent residents with permanent disabilities. The Access Pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, or by mail.

America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - VOLUNTEER PASS - Free - Volunteers who acquire 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 or Standard Amenity Fee for a full year from 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.

America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - EVERY KID IN A PARK PASS - Free - The Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass is free for U.S. 4th grade students and covers entrance and standard amentiy fees (day use fees). The pass is obtained by the student exchanging an Every Kid in a Park pass voucher for the pass. This pass is valid for 12 months beginning in September through August of the year that the student is in the 4th grade. No punching of the pass is required.

Last updated: December 6, 2018

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