This Saturday is National Kids to Parks Day but did you know our National Parks Service makes our parks available to you and your family all year long? The National Park Service, formed in 1916, cares for our parks......YES!...our parks! Working with park partners and volunteers, they help to care for and preserve over 84 million acres of land, over 4.5 million acres of lakes, reservoirs and oceans, over 43,000 miles of coastline, 68,561 archaeological sites and much more.
As part of the U.S. Department of the Interior the National Parks Service has over 20,000 employees and almost 2.5 million volunteers.
So with summer approaching why not make plans to visit our parks! There are passes you can get that will save you money! The Passes are good at over 2,000 Federal Recreation Sites covering entrance fees at the National Parks and Wildlife Refuges and standard amenity fees at National Forests and grasslands.
The pass covers vehicle fees or up to 4 adults for sites where there is a per person charge. Children under 15 are admitted free.
Annual Pass- $80 annual pass 1-888-275-8747
Free Annual Pass for Military Personnel and dependents.
Senior Pass- $10 Lifetime Pass for US Citizens or Permanent Residents 62+
Access Pass -Free for US Citizens or Permanent Residents with Permanent Disabilities.
Florida has 11 National Parks and in our own backyard of Delray Beach we have the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Find one in your State!
Don’t Be a Stranger to Your Parks!