People With Disabilities Eligible For Free, Lifetime National Parks Access

. April 30, 2019.
People with disabilities eligible for free, lifetime National Parks access
Photo Courtesy of National Park Service.

If you or your child has a permanent disability that limits one or more major life activities, you may be eligible to receive the Access Pass, which grants you free admission to more than 2,000 recreation sites including National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, and National Forests. The pass extends to all those in the vehicle with the passholder. At many sites the Access Pass also provides the pass holder with additional discounts related to camping and guided tours. In order to qualify for the pass, disability requirements include: a permanent physical, mental, or sensory impairment that limits one or more major life activities such as walking, seeing, caring for oneself and learning.

For full information and to learn about the
application process visit store.usgs.gov/access-pass