As U.S. national parks and federal recreational lands and waters begin to safely expand access and resume operations, the full suite of Interagency Passes is again available for purchase. The USGS Online Store will be following a phased return to full operations. Please be aware that delays in fulfilling online pass orders may occur.
America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass
Please note that Interagency Passes will not be available for immediate download or printing. A physical pass will be shipped to you. Electronic scanned images of your pass are not valid for use. If you need your pass sooner please visit a site near you that distributes passes: SITES THAT ISSUE PASSES
Lifetime Senior Pass
About your Senior Pass
- $80 lifetime pass, plus a $10 processing fee. An annual senior pass is also available.
- Please note that the price of the lifetime Senior Pass increased to $80 on August 28, 2017. Also, a new $20 annual Senior Pass became available at the same time. Click HERE for more information regarding the changes in the Senior Pass Program.
- For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.
- May be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or through the mail using the application form.
- 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 a Senior Pass through the mail is ninety dollars ($90). Eighty ($80) for the Senior Pass and ten ($10) for processing the application. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship. If you cannot order a Senior pass online, you can submit a Paper Application by mail to the USGS using the paper application and enclosing the same documents and $90 fee.
- 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.
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.
Recreation Fees vary widely across the thousands of Federal Recreation sites. Please contact specific sites directly for information on what is or is not covered by the passes.
For questions about the pass, contact 1-888-ASK-USGS and press 3. (888-275-8747, option 3), or firstname.lastname@example.org
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