America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass

The Corps of Engineers accepts all America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes. Golden Age and Golden Access passports are still accepted at all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers locations.

America the Beautiful Annual / Lifetime Senior Pass

  • For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.
  • Annual Senior Pass $20, Lifetime Senior Pass $80.
  • May be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or through the mail using the application form.
  • Provides entrance or access to pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle at Federal operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Photo identification may be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

America the Beautiful Access Pass

  • A free, lifetime pass. - available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability (does not have to be a 100% disability) - that provides admittance to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies.
  • May also be obtained free in person at a federal recreation site.
  • Provides entrance or access to pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle at Federal operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Photo identification may be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

America the Beautiful Military Pass

  • Current U.S. Military personnel and their dependents who present, in person, a U.S. Department of Defense CAC identification or DD Form 1173 dependent identification and are in the following military personnel classification:
    • Current members of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard
    • Dependents of current U.S. military members with DD Form 1173
    • U.S. Military Cadets
    • U.S. Active Reservists (Do not need to be deployed)
  • Allows pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle to enter federally operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older at sites where per person entrance fees are charged. No entry fee charged for children 15 and under.

America the Beautiful Annual Pass

  • $80 Annual pass.
  • Valid for one full year from month of purchase (through last day of that month).
  • Allows pass owner and accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle to enter Federally operated recreation sites across the country.
  • Covers the pass owner and three (3) accompanying adults age 16 and older at sites where per person entrance fees are charged. No entry fee charged for children 15 and under.
  • Photo identification will be required to verify ownership.
  • Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

Click here for a summary list of passes now accepted at USACE-operated parks. For details on the Senior and Access Passes, click the following: Senior or Access

Click here for other places where you may obtain an America the Beautiful Pass.

See the FAQ section for additional information.

Annual Day Use Passes

Corps of Engineers Annual Day Use Passes entitle holders to use any Corps of Engineers operated boat launching ramps, swimming beaches, or day use areas at any project.  The pass is now valid for one year from the date of purchase. The cost is $40.00; a duplicate pass is no longer available, but the regular pass is now a plastic placard transferable from one vehicle to another. The Annual Pass admits the holder and any accompanying passengers in a private vehicle. The Annual Pass does not cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires. Annual Passes also do not cover camping, shower, or dump station fees.
 
Annual passes may be purchased at the park entrance gates in Holiday Park, 400 Lakeview Drive and 6000 Pearl Ranch Road; Bear Creek, 7208 Ben Day Murrin Road; Mustang Park, 3600 Winscott Plover Road (all Benbrook addresses); or Rocky Creek Park, 5900 Rocky Creek Park Road, Crowley Texas..

US Army Corps of Engineers policy does not allow for replacement of lost passes. If a lost pass is returned to the lake office, we can attempt to return the pass to its rightful owner, but we cannot give a replacement.

See the FAQ section for additional information.

 

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