Senior and Access Passes

You can purchase the Senior Pass and Access Pass at the entrance stations in Shenandoah National Park. These passaes are part of a national program. Learn more about National Parks and Federal Lands passes. You can also order these passes online or via mail at the USGS Store with an additional $10 processing fee.

At Shenandoah, these passes cover the pass holder and passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle. At per-person fee areas these passes will cover the pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults. Children under 16 are admitted free. The pass holder must be present with identification. We cannot look up information if any of these passes are lost or stolen and cannot accept receipts or pictures of the pass in lieu of the pass.

 

Senior Pass

  • Lifetime Senior Pass: $80
  • Annual Senior Pass: $20, if purchased for 4 consecutive years, these passes can be exchanged for the Lifetime Senior Pass.
  • Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or older. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.
  • Covers: Entrance fees to federal lands (same as America the Beautiful Annual Pass). This pass may also cover a 50 percent discount on amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping and specialized interpretive services. Always check with you destination to learn what is covered.
  • Generally does not cover: Fees charged by concessionaires and some tour fees.
  • Purchase online or by mail: To purchase a Senior Pass online or by mail go to the USGS Store. There is an additional $10 processing fee for purchasing the Senior Pass online or by mail.
 

Access Pass

  • Cost: Free
  • Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.
  • Covers: Entrance fees to federal lands (same as America the Beautiful Annual Pass). This pass may also cover a 50 percent discount on amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping and specialized interpretive services. Always check with you destination to learn what is covered.
  • Generally does not cover: Fees charged by concessionaires and some tour fees.

Last updated: August 29, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835

Phone:

(540) 999-3500

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