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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:

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

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

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.

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