Recreation Passes & Permits

White River National Forest Passes

Maroon Bells, White River National Forest  

Maroon Bells Senic Area Season Pass: ($25) - Good for one calendar year for Maroon Bells Scenic Area only.         

Snowmobile and rider in the deep powder  

Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area (Seasonal) - Day use: $10/person/day; Season: $65; Children 15 & under: free. Fees collected November - April. Available at Dillon & Holy Cross Ranger District offices or on-site.

Interagency Recreation Passes:

National interagency passes offer discounts, free entrances, and cover some standard amenity fees at recreation sites with the following federal agencies: U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation.

*Buy passes online at the US Geological Service or at your nearest national forest office.

4th Grade pass   
4th Grade Interagency Pass - Free for current 4th grade students.
Graphic: Annual Pass Image   Interagency Annual Pass ($80) -  For anyone to purchase, valid for 12 months.
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Interagency Senior Lifetime Pass ($80) -  For those age 62 or older. Valid for the lifetime of the passholder.

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Interagency Annual Senior Pass ($20) - For those age 62 or older. Valid for one year from month of purchase. May be applied towards the purchase of a Senior Lifetime Pass. 

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Interagency Access Pass (Free)  -  For those with a permanent disability.

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Interagency Annual Military Pass (Free) - Available for active military personel, or their dependents. Valid for 12 months.

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Interagency Volunteer Pass - Can be issued free of charge to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who individually accrues 500 volunteer hours. Available through agency volunteer program coordinators. Work with your local forest volunteer coordinator.