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Our national Parks are a sight to behold...

My wife and I went on 17 day trek through the Rockies and into Yellowstone.

WE hit 9 parks in all and could have seen even more.

One thing that we found was that seniors can buy a lifetime pass for only $10.  It is good for all National Parks.

After going through a few of them we saw the prices charged per car...$20-$50.

The senior pas  saved us a lot.  Now, don't think you can borrow one form Mom and dad...The person on the pass will be asked for an I.D.  and they ask at every park we went in.


This Bull was in Estes Park.  He was around a home with his Harem of about 20...it is breeding season and he was watching them very closely. 

Comment balloon 11 commentsWilliam Feela • October 08 2015 04:38PM


I couldn't agree with you more about our National Parks, William!  I live about 140 miles away from Yosemite.  A few years ago, I traveled the length and breadth of Utah's Highway 12, which has not only the Red Canyon, and Escalante Staircase, but 3 National Parks - Zion, Bryce, and Capital Reef.  

I have yet to visit Yellowstone, but it's on my bucket list!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) almost 5 years ago

For everyone younger or older than seniors there is an annual version of a pass that cost around $80 that I believe you two people can use it and anyone else in the car with them up to 4

Posted by Andrzej Niemyjski (Realty One Group) almost 5 years ago

William Feela We have some outstanding National Parks and even at full price they are a great value and experience.

Posted by Gary Coles (International Referrals), Latin America Real Estate (Venture Realty International) almost 5 years ago

Hello William Feela 

That sounds like a lovely trip and you can't beat the price!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) almost 5 years ago

You are very lucky William, I am glad you have a great vacation.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) almost 5 years ago

The National Parks in Utah are among my favorites... but so is Yosemite in California... and Estes Park in Colorado... and Big Bend in Texas... and Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina/Tennessee...  and the Everglades here in Florida. 

Posted by Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate) almost 5 years ago

Isn't that lifetime pass great?  We got it at the Grand Canyon a couple of years ago and intend to get great value out of it.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) almost 5 years ago

Hi Bill.  There are some real benefits with aging isn't there.

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) almost 5 years ago

Good morning William. What a wonderful thing to share. I didn't knowabout this pass but will get one now. Great post and picture.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) almost 5 years ago

Hello William ... the advantages of getting older and this is a great deal, also great photo 

Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz almost 5 years ago

Love the Elk...if we could only find them when we got out to hunt.

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 almost 5 years ago