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America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Access Pass

Access Pass

Price: $10.00 - Access Pass

About your Access Pass

  • A free, lifetime pass - available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability (does not have to be a 100% disability) that provides admittance to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies.
  • May also be obtained free in person at a federal recreation site.
  • Provides entrance or access to pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle at Federal operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Photo identification may be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
  • The cost of obtaining an Access Passs through the USGS is ten dollars ($10). The pass itself is free, and there is a ten dollar fee for processing the application. Applicants must provide documentation proof of residency and documentation of permanent disability. If you cannot order an Access pass online, you can submit a paper application by mail to the USGS using the paper application and enclosing the same documents and $10 fee.
  • At many sites the Access Pass provides the pass owner a discount on Expanded Amenity Fees (such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and guided tours).
  • Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.
  • See Access Pass Benefits section.

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Annual Pass

Price: $80.00 - Annual Pass

Valid for one full year from month of purchase 

Senior Pass

Senior Pass

Lifetime pass for U.S. citizens 62 years and older

Annual Senior Pass

Annual Senior Pass

Annual pass for U.S. citizens 62 years and older