America the Beautiful Pass Series
National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series
An America the Beautiful pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas or up to four adults at sites that charge per person. Children age 15 or under are admitted free. Additional information is available at the America the Beautiful Pass website.
The following passes make up the series:
Annual Pass - $80
Available to everyone. Annual passes can be obtained in person at park visitor centers and entrance stations, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747) between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Mountain time, or from the online USGS store. This pass is non-transferable.
Annual Pass for U.S. Military - Free
This pass is available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, and Reserve and National Guard members. This pass must be obtained in person at a federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).
Senior Pass - Cost $10
Access Pass - Free
Volunteer Pass - Free
Last updated: May 12, 2015