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If you are interested in obtaining a National Park Pass there are a few options depending on your age and disability status. For those under the age of 62 and do not have any disabilities the annual cost is $80 plus a $10 handling fee. The pass is valid for up to three additional adults in a non-commercial vehicle at per person fee areas. Children under 16 are admitted free. Passes can be purchased at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK-USGS, Ext. 1 or by visiting For qualified Seniors can get an annual pass for $20 or a lifetime pass for $80 plus $10 handling fee and for those with permanent disabilities the pass is free. Both the Senior and Disability passes must be obtained at the park entrance or by mail along with proof of age or your disability. These cannot be ordered by phone or online. Further information and details can be found at