Interagency Senior Pass


  • Honored nationwide at all Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Fish & Wildlife Service sites charging entrance or *standard amenity fees.
  • Senior Annual Pass – Valid for one year from month of purchase. 
  • Senior Lifetime Pass  - Valid for pass holder's lifetime. 
  • Admits pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle.
  • At per-person fee areas, admits pass holder and up to 3 persons. Persons 15 and younger are admitted free of charge.
  • Receives a 50% discount on some expanded amenity fees like campgrounds (does not include hookups for water/sewer/electricity), highly developed boat launches and swimming sites and for specialized interpretive services. 


  • At staffed sites, show your pass to the booth attendant.
  • At unstaffed sites, use hangtag to display pass from rear-view mirror. Hangtags are available at Forest Service offices.
  • At per-person sites, present pass upon request.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Must be 62 years of age or older.
  • Must obtain in person.
  • Must show proof of age, which may be a state driver's license showing birth date, a birth certificate, or similar document.

Other Important Details

  • Nontransferable.
  • A $20 Senior Annual Pass may be applied towards the purchase of a $80 Senior Lifetime Pass.  Simply bring your Senior Annual pass(es), with your name on the signature line. Each valid pass will count as $20 towards the $80 purchase price of the Senior Lifetime Pass.    
  • Belongs to the signer only and s/he must be present for the pass to be used. Photo identification may be requested to verify pass ownership.
  • Concessionaires may or may not honor this pass, according to the terms of their current permit.
  • Pass holders receive a 50% discount on some expanded amenity fees.
  • Decals may be issued free for open topped vehicles at unstaffed sites. Decals are only valid when the owner has an accompanying valid pass.
  • Are not valid for any special recreation permits.
*Standard Amenity Fee:
Examples: Picnic areas, developed trailheads, destination visitor centers, high impact recreation areas
Explanation: Typically, standard amenity fees are day use fees, often covered by a day or annual pass. Each site or area must contain six "amenities," which are picnic tables, trash, toilet, parking, interpretive signing and security.