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Interagency Senior Pass

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[IMAGE: Interagency Senior Pass]Cost: $10 Lifetime


  • 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.
  • 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. (More Information)

[GRAPHIC: Interagency Senior Pass and Interagency Access Pass Hangtag.]Display

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

Interagency Senior Passes are nontransferable.

The Interagency Senior 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 the Interagency Senior Pass, according to the terms of their current permit.

Interagency Senior Pass holders receive a 50% discount on some expanded amenity fees. (More Information)

Interagency Senior Passes are NOT valid for any special recreation permits.

How to Obtain a Pass and Hangtag

Interagency Senior Passes must be issued in person, and are available at most national forest or grassland offices, as well as offices for the other participating agencies. Use the following link to find a location near you. Contact the office you plan to visit, to ensure they have this pass in stock.


More Information

Review all Interagency Recreation Passes and compare before you decide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Recreation Passes.


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Last modified December 22, 2014

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