UNITED STATES — On August 28th, the price of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass increases from $10 to $80.
The legislation also introduces a new annual senior pass that can be purchased for $20. Seniors who purchase annual senior passes for four years can trade them in for a lifetime senior pass at no additional charge.The senior pass can be used at sites managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Funds from passes are spent to “enhance the visitor experience and support priority projects and programs.”
Before the deadline, purchase the pass for $10 at a national park or other Federal recreation area that charges an entrance or day use fee. For $20 (includes the processing fee), order it by mail or online.
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A full article about changes at the National Park System can be found here.