Lifetime passes are available to U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. Some restrictions apply. Passes are non-transferable and must be obtained in person at any Federal Recreation Area.
Interagency Senior Pass: $80 - Lifetime Pass for US citizens 62 and older. $20 - Annual Senior Pass for US citizen 62 and older. These passes provide access to, and use of Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee*. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder plus 3 adults at per person fee areas. Read answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Interagency Access Pass: Free. Valid for life.
*Does not cover special use fees such as cave tours, bus transportation, guided tours, etc., there are some NPS units which can only be entered upon payments of such use fees.
*Admits holder, spouse, children, and parents where entry is made by means other than private noncommercial vehicle or Commercial tour vehicle. Passes and Passports are nontransferable. This schedule is subject to change.For additional details on any of the Interagency passes, check out the National Park Service website.
Golden Age Passport: DISCONTINUED. This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the Interagency Senior pass. The Golden Age Passport will remain VALID throughout the lifetime of the holder. If the pass holder wishes to upgrade to the Interagency Senior Pass, they may do so in person at any Federal Recreation Area. The cost to upgrade is $10.00 from a plastic Golden Age Passport or FREE from a paper Golden Age Passport.
Golden Access Passport: DISCONTINUED. This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the Interagency Access Pass. The Golden Access Passport will remain VALID throughout the lifetime of the holder. If the pass holder wishes to upgrade to the Interagency Access Pass, they may do so in person at any Federal Recreation Area. The cost to upgrade is FREE from a paper or plastic Golden Access Passport.Back to Fees and Passes main page
Last updated: April 24, 2023