Discount Passes



Golden Age/Access Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Senior Pass
America the Beautiful –Annual Pass
This pass is available to the general public and provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of sale.
America the Beautiful– Senior Pass
This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity.


As of January 1, 2007, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers no longer issues the Golden Age/Access Passport. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was NOT included in the America the Beautiful Pass program authority. Therefore, the Corps is not authorized to issue the new pass but is being allowed to honor associated discounts for pass holders that acquire their pass from any of the following agencies located in Texas:

usnps  National Park Service

Amistad National Recreation Area-Del Rio, TX           Phone: 830-775-7491
Big Bend National Park                                               Phone: 432-477-2251
Fort Davis National Historic Site-Fort Davis, TX         Phone: 432-426-3224
Guadalupe Mountains National Park-Salt Flat, TX       Phone: 915-828-3251
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area-Fritch, TX    Phone: 806-857-3151
Padre Island National Seashore-Corpus Christi, TX     Phone: 361-949-9305

usfs  United States Forest Service

Davy Crocket National Forest-Apple Spring, TX        Phone: 936-655-2299
Sabine National Forest-Hemphill, TX                          Phone: 409-787-3870
Sam Houston National Forest-New Waverly, TX        Phone: 936-344-6205
Caddo-LBJ Grasslands-Decatur, TX                          Phone: 940-627-5475
Angelina National Forest-Sam Rayburn Lake, TX       Phone: 936-897-1068

usfws  United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Aransas Nation Wildlife Refuge-Austinwell, TX         Phone: 361-286-3559
Bazoria National Wildlife Refuge-Freeport, TX          Phone: 979-849-7771
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge-McAllen, TX      Phone: 956-784-7500


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Annual Pass

This pass is good for one year from the date of purchase to the end of the purchase month. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Annual Pass is ONLY accepted at parks run by the Corps of Engineers. Parks leased to local cities do NOT accept the Corps Annual Pass. The Annual Pass allows for free day use access and free boat launching in day use parks. These passes may be purchased at the Murrell Park gate house. The gate house address is 880 Simmons Road in Flower Mound, TX. For any questions regarding the Annual Pass please contact our office at 817-865-2600.