Fees & Passes

Scotts Bluff National Monument Fee Booth.


There are no entrance fees for visiting Scotts Bluff National Monument.

America the Beautiful Interagency Passes

The Annual Pass, Senior Lifetime Pass, and Senior Annual Pass are not sold at Scotts Bluff National Monument. For more information about these passes and to purchase online, visit the USGS Online Store.

Search a list of all federal recreation sites, including national parks, where the passes are issued.

The following passes are still available at Scotts Bluff National Monument:

2022 Access Pass
The 2022 Interagency Access Pass

Photo on the pass by Steven Koehler, Yellowstone National Park

Access Lifetime Pass

Cost: Free lifetime pass

Available for: US citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.

  • Find detailed information about this pass on the USGS Store's Access Pass and Frequently Asked Questions webpages.
  • The Access Pass 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.
  • The Access Pass generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.
  • Golden Access Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

The 2022 Interagency Annual Pass - Military
The 2022 Interagency Annual Pass - Military

Photo on the pass by Mark Gruenhaupt, 2020 Share the Experience Photo Contest Grand Prize Winner

Military Pass

Cost: Free annual pass

Available for:

  • Current US military members and their dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Space Force, as well as Reserve and National Guard members
  • US military veterans
  • Gold Star Family members
  • Please check requirements before arriving, such as showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173) or exchanging a Gold Star Voucher.

The 2021-22 4th Grade Pass
The September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022 - 4th Grade Pass

Photo on the pass by Carlo Godoy, Channel Islands National Park, California

4th Grade Pass

Cost: Free pass valid for the duration of the 4th grader's school year though the following summer (September-August)

Available for: US 4th graders, including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age, with a valid Every Kid Outdoors paper pass

How to obtain:

  • Step 1: Obtain a paper pass by visiting the Every Kid Outdoors website and following the instructions.
  • Step 2: Exchange for the Annual 4th Grade Pass at the Scotts Bluff National Monument visitor center.
  • NOTE: Digital versions of the paper pass, such as on smart phones or tablets, will not be accepted to exchange for an Annual Fourth Grade Pass.
  • Find detailed information about this pass on the Every Kid Outdoors website.
  • Educators can also be involved! Learn more at the Every Kid Outdoors website.

Last updated: February 21, 2022

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