Support your local forest with an annual pass

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Special to the Herald Times

RBC | Support your local forest and purchase your annual pass today! Ninety five percent of the funds from each pass sold at White River National Forest office locations are retained locally, which means when you purchase your pass from the White River National Forest, your money directly supports recreation and visitor information programs in the places you love to play.

All passes listed below are honored nationwide at U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Army Corps of Engineers sites.  Each pass may vary in specific benefits offered. None of these passes cover facilities and active managed by private concessionaires.

-Annual Pass ($80) For anyone to purchase valid for 12 months.

Senior Lifetime Pass or Annual Pass (Lifetime $80) For U.S. citizens 62 years and older, laid for the lifetime of the pass holder (Annual $20) for U.S. citizens 62 years and older valid for 12 months.

Access Pass (free) For U.S. citizens with proper documentation of a permanent disability, valid for the lifetime of the pass holder.

Annual Military Pass (Free) For active military personnel and their dependents, valid for 12 months.

Fourth Grade Annual Pass (free) For current fourth grade students valid for the duration of the fourth-grade school year through the simmer (September-August)

Passes are available at all White River National Forest offices that are open to the public in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Meeker, Minturn and Silverthorne. For more information visit