Recreation Passes & Permits

Type of Pass Basic Information

Interagency Annual Recreation PassInteragency Annual Recreation Pass

  • Cost: $80.00 
  • Valid for 12 months from the month of purchase. Expires the last day of the month purchased.
  • Benefits and full details

Interagency Senior Recreation PassInteragency Senior Recreation Pass

Annual 4th Grade Pass

4th Grade Pass EKIP pass

  • Cost: Free
  • Valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September - August)
  • Benefits and full details

Interagency Access Recreation Pass

Interagency Access Recreation Pass

  • Cost: Free
  • For U. S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities
  • Valid for pass holder's lifetime
  • Benefits and full details

Interagency Military Recreation Pass

Interagency Military Pass

  • Cost: Free
  • Valid for 12 months from the month of purchase. Expires the last day of the month purchased.
  • Benefits and full details

 

Former program passes:

  • Golden Eagle Passport and National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Hologram – These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Annual Pass.
  • Golden Age Passport – This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Senior Pass.
  • Golden Access Passport – This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Access Pass.

All valid National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free-of-charge for new plastic passes.

For recreational opportunities offered by Federal agencies please visit Recreation.gov

Notes of interest

  • A private vehicle is defined as any noncommercial vehicle that is being used for private recreation.
  • The Annual pass does not include overnight camping, developed boat launches and swimming sites, specialized interpretive services or concessioner services. However, concessioners may honor the Senior/Access Passes if included in the terms of their current permit.
  • At sites charging per person fees, the 50% discount will be given to the pass owner only. Examples include cave tours or elevator services.
  • The Annual, Senior, and Access Passes may not be valid for facility or equipment rental fees; cabins; lookouts; day/overnight group sites; special conservation programs; managed off-highway vehicle areas; optional transportation systmes; reservation services; specialized equi8pment such as hookups for water, electricity, cable, sewer or sanitary dump stations; or permits of any kind.