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National Park pass for seniors
Is there an advantage to having two senior National Park passes versus only the one we have now?
If so, what is that advantage?
There are a couple of advantages to having separate passes, but whether they affect you will depend on circumstances (and the future…).
Since you can bring in others under a single pass, access to the parks when you are together makes no real difference. If you need to bring in more than allowed (four people, if I recall correctly), a second pass may help.
The passes can not be transferred – i.e., if the one without a pass wants to visit a park without the other, you can not use their pass – the pass holder must be present. Similarly, if the pass holder should die, the pass becomes useless.
If you are eligible and plan to get a second pass, you may want to do so soon. The current $10 fee ($20 by mail) is planned to go up significanly, possibly as soon as this year. ([URL]https://awardwallet.com/blog/national-park-senior-lifetime-pass-increasing-to-80/[/URL])