U.S. Veterans to Receive Free National Park Passes for Life

In recognition of the sacrifices made by military members and their families, U.S. military veterans and Gold Star Families can now receive a lifetime America the Beautiful pass to national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, preserves, and other federal lands.

According to a Department of the Interior news release. Active members of the military and their families already qualify for free annual park passes.

To get a pass, veterans, including members of the National Guard and Reserves, must present a Veteran ID card or other form of identification that proves they have served in the armed services.