Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NPS SENIOR LIFETIME PASS

$10 Lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

Senior Pass

$10 Lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over (if purchased at a National Park Service property). The cost of obtaining a Senior Pass through the mail is twenty dollars ($20)-- ten ($10) for the Senior Pass and ten ($10) for processing the application. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency / citizenship. The Senior Pass 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. The Senior Pass generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.

Senior Lifetime Pass

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