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Interagency Access Pass

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Must have a medical determination and documentation of blindness or permanent disability.
  • Must obtain in person.
  • Must submit one of the following documents:
    • A statement signed by a licensed physician attesting that the applicant has a permanent physical, mental, or sensory impairment that severely limits one or more major life activity, and stating the nature of the impairment.
    •     A document issued by a federal agency, such as the Veteran's Administration, which attests that the applicant has been medically determined to be eligible to receive federal benefits as a result of disability. Other acceptable federal agency documents include proof of receipt of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) due to disability.
    • A document issued by a state agency, such as the vocational rehabilitation agency, which attests that the applicant has been medically determined to be eligible to receive that agencies benefits or services as a result of medically determined permanent disability. Showing a state motor vehicle department disability sticker, license plate, or hang tag is not acceptable documentation.
  • Honored nationwide at all Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Fish & Wildlife Service sites charging entrance or standard amenity fees.
  • Valid for pass holder's lifetime.
  • Admits pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private non-commercial vehicle.
  • At per-person fee areas, admits pass holder and up to 3 persons. Persons 15 and younger are admitted free of charge.
  • Receives a 50% discount on some expanded amenity fees like campgrounds (does not include hookups for water/sewer/electricity), highly developed boat launches and swimming sites and for specialized interpretive services. (see 50% Discount)
  • At staffed sites, show your pass to the booth attendant.
  • At unstaffed sites, use hangtag to display pass from rear-view mirror.
  • At per-person sites, present pass upon request.
Other Important Details:
  • Interagency Access Passes are nontransferable.
  • The Interagency Access Pass belongs to the signer only and s/he must be present for the pass to be used. Photo identification may be requested to verify pass ownership.
  • Concessionaires may or may not honor the Interagency Access Pass, according to the terms of their current permit.
  • Interagency Access Pass holders receive a 50% discount on some expanded amenities. (see 50% Discount)
  • Interagency Access Passes are NOT valid for any Special Recreation Permits.

Example of Access Pass






Example of Hangtag for Access Pass