The America the Beautiful National Parks Pass is your ticket to over 2000 recreation sites nationwide. Save time and money by getting your pass and help protect these national treasures for generations to come.
Questions? We recommend our Pass FAQs
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For a partial list of locations where you can use this pass, please click here.
The pass available on this website is just one of many options. If you are a US citizen or permanent resident age 62 or older, have a permanent disability, or a member of the US Military, visit USGS Store
to find out about discount passes you may qualify for.
About Your Annual Pass:
Honored nationwide at National Park Service, Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation sites charging day-use or entrance fees.
Valid for 12 months from the month of purchase. Expires the last day of the month punched. Pass expiration date will not be extended for any reason.
Each pass has one line for a single passholder to print and sign their name.
Admits pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee sites.
At per person fee sites, admits pass holder and up to three persons age 16 and older. Children 15 and younger are admitted free of charge.
Photo identification may be required to verify ownership.
Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and CANNOT BE REPLACED IF LOST OR STOLEN.
Physical pass must be present at time of use. The Annual Pass will not be available for immediate download or printing. A physical pass will be shipped to you. Representations of the pass (e.g. receipts, copies, photos, etc) are NOT valid for use and will not be accepted in lieu of a physical pass.
Fees vary widely across the thousands of Federal Recreation sites. To plan your trip and determine if this pass is the right one for you, please contact the offices of the federal recreation sites where you plan to visit.
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