National park pass for veterans
national park lifetime passLast Veterans Day, the National Park Service unveiled a lifetime pass providing free entrance to all national parks for veterans and their families.

The Interagency Military Pass covers entrance fees and standard amenity fees (day use fees) at national parks and other public lands. It does not cover expanded amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, transportation, special recreation permits, reservation fees or special tours.

For purposes of this program, a veteran is identified as an individual who has served in the U.S. armed forces, including the National Guard and Reserve.

To determine eligibility and obtain your pass online, please visit A one-time $10 processing and handling fee will be charged to get your pass online.

You may obtain your pass with no fee by visiting in person at the locations listed at