Fees & Passes

 
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Digital Passes

Daily passes are now available digitally to purchase from Recreation.gov! To purchase your pass online, Visit: HERE or click the image on the right. Please bring in and show QR code on your mobile device or printed out once you arrive to the monument.
 

Fee Free Days in 2021:

  • Monday January 17th: Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • Saturday April 16th: First Day of National Park Week
  • Thursday August 4th: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • Saturday, September 24th: National Public Lands Days
  • Friday, November 11th: Veteran's Day
 

Tuzigoot & Montezuma Castle National Monuments Seven (7) Day Pass

  • $10 per adult ages 16 and up, anyone who is age 15 or younger is free.
  • Will work at Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments for unlimited entry for seven (7) days.
  • Receipt 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.
 

Educational Fee Waivers

** Please Note: Due to Covid-19 restrictions and CDC recommendations, we are reviewing Academic Fee Waivers on a case by case basis. Please email our fee division before confirming any plans. **

Schools or other bona fide educational institutions (accredited, officially recognized, or tax exempt for educational purposes) may request an educational fee waiver. The fee waiver will allow qualifying groups free entry into the park for educational or scientific purposes.

Fee Waiver Process

Tuzigoot National Monument is grouped with Montezuma Castle National Monument and Montezuma Well. You will only need to fill out one fee waiver to visit any one or all three of the sites. Fee waiver applications MUST be completed AT LEAST two weeks before the scheduled site visit(s).

State the educational purpose of your visit, i.e., what your group will be studying during their park visit. And additional pages if necessary. Include your itinerary! Indicate the date(s) and times you are planning to visit the park and include the number of students with the ages or grade levels and the number of adults that you will be bringing.

To begin the fee waiver process, please email our fee division.

 
2022 National Park Pass

Interagency Annual Pass

  • An Annual Pass is $80 and can be obtained at either Montezuma Castle National Monument, Tuzigoot National Monument, or at store.usgs.gov.
  • Valid for one full year from the month of purchase (through the last day of that month).
  • Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older or all passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle to enter all federally operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Annual Passes purchased as gifts have two blank signature lines for use by the gift recipient.
  • Photo identification will be required at all sites to verify ownership.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
Frequently Asked Questions About the America the Beautiful Passes
 
Senior Annual 2022

Senior Annual Pass

  • $20 Annual Senior Pass available for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Valid for the cardholder and three additional adults or the vehicle at all federal sites across the U.S.
  • Valid for one full year from the month of purchase (through the last day of that month).
  • May be obtained in person at Montezuma Castle National Monument, Tuzigoot National Monument, or online at store.usgs.gov. Seniors must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship (Ex: a driver's license).
  • 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.
 
senior lifetime

Senior Lifetime Pass

  • $80 Lifetime Senior Pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. Valid for the cardholder and three additional adults or the vehicle at all federal sites across the U.S.
  • Valid for the lifetime of the cardholder.
  • May be obtained in person at Montezuma Castle National Monument, Tuzigoot National Monument, or online at store.usgs.gov. Seniors must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship (Ex: a driver's license).
  • 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.
 
Military 2022 Pass

Military Annual Pass

  • A free annual pass for Active Duty Military, Veterans, or Active Duty dependents. Valid for the cardholder and three additional adults or the entire vehicle at all federal sites across the U.S. for a year. Can be renewed yearly with a valid Military ID.
  • Can be received for free in-person at Montezuma Castle or Tuzigoot, a $10 shipping fee will be applied if purchased online at store.usgs.gov

  • Military Veteran: 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

Members of a Gold Star Family also qualify for the Annual Military Passes.

Before visiting a national park site, Gold Star Family members need to download and print a voucher to exchange for the physical pass. 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

 
access pass

Access Pass

  • Free for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. This pass is valid for the entire lifetime of the cardholder. Allows entry for the cardholder and three additional adults or the entire vehicle into all federal sites across the U.S.
  • May be obtained for free in person at Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments or online at store.usgs.gov (shipping rates may apply). Applicants must provide acceptable documentation or agree to a verbal statement provided by a park ranger.
  • 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 Veterans 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-TRANSFERABLE.
 
4th grade pass

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 for printing
    • Have your 4th grader bring the voucher to any participating Federal recreation site and they may exchange their Every Kid Outdoors voucher for the free Annual 4th grade Pass
  • Pass covers the fourth grader (card holder) and three adults.
  • Good from September to August (the school year plus following summer)
 
2022 Volunteer 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 Tuzigoot National Monument.
 

Former Pass Program Passes:

All 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.


  • 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
 

Last updated: June 1, 2022

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