Here are some details:
- What are the benefits for the Annual Pass - Military?
admission at sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees for
one full year from the month obtained (through last day of that month).
- Allows pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle to enter federally operated recreation sites across the country.
- Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older at sites where per person entrance fees are charged. No entry fee charged for children 15 and under.
- Who qualifies for the Annual Pass - Military?
US military members and their dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force,
Marines, and Coast Guard, as well as most members of the US Reserves
and National Guard. Proper military ID is required (CAC Card or DoD
- Can dependents of National Guard and the Reserve members acquire a pass?
of deployed military members with DoD Form 1173 may obtain a pass. If
the military member has not been deployed, the dependent may be the
second signer on their sponsor’s pass.
- Are there any benefits for veterans?
not a pass specifically for veterans; however, many veterans qualify
for one of the other discount passes offered as part of our pass
If you are 62 or older you qualify for a Senior Pass. You can buy a Senior Pass in person from a participating Federal recreation site or office or by mail.
If you have a permanent disability you may qualify for an Access Pass. This is a free lifetime pass that you may obtain in person from a participating Federal recreation site or office or by mail.
- Where can I use my pass?
Please contact a
site directly if you have a question about pass acceptance and fees.
The Forest Service, the National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife
Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation honor the
Annual Pass at sites where Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee(s) are charged.
- Bureau of Land Management http://www.blm.gov
- Bureau of Reclamation http://www.usbr.gov
- Fish and Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov
- USDA Forest Service http://www.fs.fed.us
- National Park Service http://www.nps.gov
- How do I get my pass? You can receive your pass by presenting your Current US military ID at most Federal lands that charge an entrance fee. A list of sites that sell pass is available. Sites that issue the Annual Pass will generally also issue the free US military version as well. Please contact the Federal Land you will be visiting in advance to ensure that they have the pass available.