Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

There are no entrance fees at William Howard Taft National Historic Site.

 

SENIOR PASS UPDATE:

The park's supply of Senior Passes has been exhausted and we are now SOLD OUT of the $10 Lifetime Senior Pass. We will be unable to obtain any additional $10 Lifetime Senior Passes before the new $80 Lifetime & $20 Annual Senior Passes are implemented on Monday, August 28th, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Visitors to this park can also travel to Hopewell Culture National Historical Park in Chillicothe to obtain the $10 pass in-person as they currently have an ample stock available.

$10 Lifetime Senior Passes can be purchased online for a total cost of $20 from the USGS Store.
(Please note: there is currently a SIX WEEK processing period for online orders of the Senior Pass).We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
(Senior Pass Info Updated 07/12/17 @ 4:27 PM)

*** IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE SENIOR PASS PROGRAM ***

 
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The 2017 America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreation Lands Pass Series

Park Passes

The park sells the America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreation Lands Pass at the Taft Education Center. Payment for passes at the Taft Eductional Center must be made with personal check or cash. (The $10 Lifetime Sr. Pass is no longer available at this park). If you must purchase a pass with a credit card, you can visit another federal site which sells the passes or you can visit the USGS Online Store to order select passes.

These passes are valid for entry of up to four people in a single vehicle at all National Park Service fee sites. Additionally, the passes are also accepted at four other federal recreation agencies that have entrance fees, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation.

The pass series consists of the Annual Pass, the Senior Pass*, the Access Pass and the free Annual Pass for U.S. Military. Children under the age of 16 are admitted free at all NPS fee sites.

  • The Annual Pass is available to anyone over the age of 16. The cost is $80. NOTE: Can be purchased online or via telephone at 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 3, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm MST.
  • The Senior Pass is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or older. The in-person cost is $10 with documentation of age and residency or citizenship. The $10 Lifetime pass is no longer available for purchase from this park. NOTE: There will be an additional $10 application processing fee to order the card online* or via telephone at 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 3, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm MST.
    *** IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE SENIOR PASS PROGRAM ***
  • The Access Pass is free to ALL U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a permanent disability (Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship - Vehicle disability hang tags are not acceptable). NOTE: There will be a $10 application processing fee to order the card online* or via telephone at 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 3, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm MST..
  • The Annual Pass for U.S. Military is free to all active duty military members and their dependents. Applicants must present a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173) to receive the pass. NOTE: This pass must be obtained in person, at a federal facility which offers it.
* IMPORTANT NOTE: There is currently a SIX WEEK processing period for the online ordering of Senior Passes and Access Passes.


Additional information on the pass series or to order a pass online.

PLEASE NOTE: Golden Access and Golden Age Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

 
Pass cards with landscape photo and picture of bighorn sheep
The new Lifetime and Annual Senior Passes, available on August 28th, 2017.

Senior Pass Changes


On August 28th, 2017, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase for the first time since 1994. The cost will increase to $80 from $10 for a lifetime pass. Seniors (age 62 & older) can also purchase an annual Senior Pass for $20. If purchased consecutively for four years, all four cards can be exchanged for a lifetime Senior Pass. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks. Learn more about the changes, what they mean for you, and how the additional funds will be used when you visit the National Park Service's Senior Pass changes page. The infographic below explains the major changes to the pass program.
 
Infographic with text indicating changes to pass program

Last updated: July 12, 2017

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