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National Parks Passes for People with DD

FREE NATIONAL PARKS PASSES AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

With many of us thinkng about warmer days and sunny vacations here is something to keep in mind for your outings this year.

National parks and recreation sites are popular summer destinations, and U.S. residents with disabilities can receive a free "Access Pass" that offers lifetime admission for the passholder and three other adults.                                                                     

                                                                         

  • Free
  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.
  • May be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining an Access Pass through the mail is ten dollars ($10) for processing the application (the Pass is free). Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.
  • May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services.
  •  Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.

Please Visit the National Parks Website for more details on the "Access Pass" http://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html


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