Recreation Passes & Permits

Passes

Yearly Passes

Lifetime Passes

Short-term and Other Passes

 

Interagency Passes

 Interagency Annual Pass

Interagency Pass: Annual

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone $80.00 1 year from date of purchase

 

Where to Purchase

For More Information

Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

 

 

Interagency Senior Pass

Interagency Pass: Annual - Senior

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone 62 or older $80.00 for pass holders lifetime
Anyone 62 or older $20.00 1 year from date of purchase

 

Where to Purchase

For More Information

Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

 

 

Interagency Annual Military Pass

Interagency Pass: Annual - Military

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Active Military and their dependants $0.00 1 year from date of purchase

 

Where to Purchase

For More Information

Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

Active Military must show a Common Access Card/Geneva Conventions ID Card. Dependants must show a Uniformed Services ID Card - DD Form 1173.

 

 

Interagency Every Kid in a Park Pass

Interagency Pass: Every Kid in a Park

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
4th Graders/4th Grade Teachers/Home school and free-choice learners 10 years of age $0.00 Sept. to Aug. of 4th Grade school year

 

Where to Purchase

For More Information

Visit www.everykidinapark.gov/how-it-works/ for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

Digital versions of the paper pass (such as on smart phones or tablets) will not be accepted.

 

 

Interagency Senior Pass

Interagency Pass: Lifetime - Senior

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone 62 or older $80.00 for pass holders lifetime
Anyone 62 or older $20.00 1 year from date of purchase

 

Where to Purchase

For More Information

Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

 

 

Interagency Access Pass

Interagency Pass: Lifetime - Access

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone with a disability $10.00 for pass holders lifetime

 

Where to Purchase

For More Information

Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

Must provide documentation of disability from a licensed physician or a Federal Agency such as the VA to receive this pass

 

 

 

Interagency Volunteer Pass

Interagency Pass: Volunteer

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Volunteer 250 hours 1 year from obtaining pass

 

Must provided 250 hours of documented volunteer service to a National Forest. Time must be documented with a Volunteer Timesheet Form. Contact a District Office about signing up as a volunteer.

For More Information

Visit https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/passes-permits/recreation-fees-passes for information on what the pass covers, what it doesn't cover and where it can be used.

 

 

Forest Passes

Forest Annual Pass

2017 Recreation Annual Pass

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone $30.00 Jan 1 to Dec 31

 

Where to Purchase

  • Federal Offices:
    • Federal Offices -
      • Walk-in - Huron-Manistee National Forests offices OR
      • Mail-In - Please mail your check or money order to an office, indicating which pass you wish to purchase. Make checks/money-orders out to "US Forest Service". Allow 7-10 days to receive your pass.

More Information

This pass is accepted at Forest Service operated: Trailheads, boat/canoe launches, picnic areas and other "day use" recreation sites. This pass does not cover camping fees and is not accepted at Concessionaire operated sites.

 

 

Forest Household Pass

2017 Recreation Annual Pass

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone $45.00 Jan 1 to Dec 31

 

Where to Purchase

  • Federal Offices -
    • Walk-in - Huron-Manistee National Forests offices OR
    • Mail-In - Please mail your check or money order to an office, indicating which pass you wish to purchase. Make checks/money-orders out to "US Forest Service". Allow 7-10 days to receive your pass.

 

More Information

Two annual passes sold together. ONLY sold at Forest Service Offices.

This pass is accepted at Forest Service operated: Trailheads, boat/canoe launches, picnic areas and other "day use" recreation sites. This pass does not cover camping fees and is not accepted at Concessionaire operated sites.

 

 

Forest Week Pass

Recreation Week Pass

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone $15.00 One, seven day period

 

Where to Purchase

  • Federal Offices:
    • Federal Offices -
      • Walk-in - Huron-Manistee National Forests offices OR
      • Mail-In - Please mail your check or money order to an office, indicating which pass you wish to purchase. Make checks/money-orders out to "US Forest Service". Allow 7-10 days to receive your pass.
    • On-site. Fee tubes are located at a bulletin board at each site that charges a fee. Envelopes for the tubes are located on the bulletin board.

More Information

This pass is accepted at Forest Service operated: Trailheads, boat/canoe launches, picnic areas and other "day use" recreation sites. This pass does not cover camping fees and is not accepted at Concessionaire operated sites.

 

 

Forest Day Pass

Recreation Day Pass

 
Who Can Buy Price How Long is it Good For?
Anyone $5.00 One day

 

Where to Purchase

  • Federal Offices:
    • Federal Offices -
      • Walk-in - Huron-Manistee National Forests offices OR
      • Mail-In - Please mail your check or money order to an office, indicating which pass you wish to purchase. Make checks/money-orders out to "US Forest Service". Allow 7-10 days to receive your pass.
    • On-site - fee envelopes are available at sites that charge a fee. Follow the instructions on the envelope to pay at the site.

More Information

This pass is accepted at Forest Service operated: Trailheads, boat/canoe launches, picnic areas and other "day use" recreation sites. This pass does not cover camping fees and is not accepted at Concessionaire operated sites.

 

 

Spotlights

Pine and Pere Marquette River Permit Policy

Pere Marquette River at Bowman Bridge

Visit the Pine and Pere Marquette Permit information page for information on when you need a permit, how to get permits and tips for finding the permits on recreation.gov.

Au Sable River Primitive Camping

LMVC - Overlook

Reservation policy for Au Sable River Primitive Camping




https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/hmnf/passes-permits/recreation