National Park Access

Free national parks pass for people with disabilities

Spring's almost here, so get out and enjoy the great outdoors! And now, people with disabilities can enjoy federal recreation sites for free.

Access PassWhen you visit a federal recreation site, just present some documentation of disability status and ask for the free Access Pass. Documentation includes a physician's statement, or a document issued by a State or Federal agency like the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income, Supplemental Security Income, or a vocational rehabilitation agency. The pass gives you and three adults free admission to federal recreation sites around the country, and it's good for life!

For more details or to find a recreation site: visit the National Park Service's Web site and  In person at a federal recreation site; or call 1-888-275-8747 Ext. 3

The six agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program are:

Plan Your Adventure

Visiting a National Park

Ready to head out or want to learn more about any one of America's national parks? Select a park from the map or drop-down menu.

Looking for ideas? Whether it's local free time or vacation, go with the national parks for some of the most satisfying adventures. Open year round, national parks offer events and activities across the country.   Browse our monthly Getaway Series for inspiration or explore other ways to enhance your national park experience:

  • follow an archeology travel journey
  • explore a national heritage area
  • try a Shared Heritage journey
  • save some money and visit on one of the days we waive entrance fees
  • volunteer to help us take care of the national parks while you're here

Not sure where to start? Try these travel tips to experience the best that the national parks can offer. There's an adventure out there for everyone—plan yours soon!

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