Golden Age/Access and America the Beautiful

The Corps of Engineers accepts the Golden Age and Golden Access passports and the America the Beautiful Senior and Access passes as valid for discounts for camping fees. No other documentation will be accepted as proof of age or disability for the purpose of receiving discounts at Corps of Engineers parks.

Golden Age and Golden Access Passports have been replaced by the America the Beautiful program. We will honor both passes for appropriate fee discounts. The America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are available at South Holiday Park.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: The Corps of Engineers was recently included in legislation that now allows USACE to honor the Americal the Beautiful Passes for free day use. The Senior and Access passes will also give the pass holder half off camping fees.

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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