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National Parks Pass

mfairma

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My wife and I just made the discovery that the US national parks offer a lifetime pass to the disabled. It costs nothing and, surprisingly, did not require proof, at least when we got one at the gate of a park we are visiting.

Just a heads up to anyone well enough to drive or ride as a passenger. The pass also covers other vehicle occupants.
 

Denise

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My wife and I just made the discovery that the US national parks offer a lifetime pass to the disabled. It costs nothing and, surprisingly, did not require proof, at least when we got one at the gate of a park we are visiting.

Just a heads up to anyone well enough to drive or ride as a passenger. The pass also covers other vehicle occupants.

I hope you had a nice drive!
Great discovery! Thanks for the info. (It looks as though additional info is here https://store.usgs.gov/pass/access.html)
 

mfairma

Senior Member
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Thank you, Denise. It is really more than I can manage to do long car rides and short walks, but it is nice and I am so grateful to be well enough even to do that.
 

Denise

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..It is really more than I can manage to do long car rides and short walks....

Caution - venting.
I HATE that we have so very very little that can effectively counteract the limitations imposed by this disease.


sorry to go OT
 

SOC

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Caution - venting.
I HATE that we have so very very little that can effectively counteract the limitations imposed by this disease.


sorry to go OT
I know what you mean. :( Even most of the small pleasures are denied us. This is a very cruel disease.