Military members can now receive a free annual pass for U.S. National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands.
Starting on May 19, 2012, active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173) may obtain a free annual pass to our National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands.
The free pass can be obtained in person at federal recreation sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.
The pass covers entrance to Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service sites that charge entrance fees, and Standard Amenity Fees at Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation sites.
The pass admits the pass owners and any accompanying passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas, or the pass owner and up to an additional 3 adults at sites that charge per person.
Read more details about the National Parks Free Military Pass for active duty military personnel and dependents.
Take advantage of this opportunity to visit your National Parks for free if you are an active duty member of the military or dependent.
Check out these National Park Free Entrance Days as well that are open to everyone.
Get a free annual pass for U.S. National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands for the military.