Texas State Parks are incredible! There are more than 90 state parks locations across Texas! You’ll find endless adventure from Palo Duro Canyon to Port Isabel Lighthouse, from Franklin Mountain to Caddo Lake and everywhere in between!
An ordinary Texas State Parks pass is $70. For this price, you receive unlimited free entry all year long for yourself and your guests. You may also receive discounts on camping, park purchases, equipment rentals and more!
Can’t afford $70? You may be able to get a FREE pass to Texas State Parks with these awesome programs!
Disabled guests can get a Disability Passport!
If you receive Social Security benefits, you may be eligible for a Disability Passport! With this passport, you’ll receive discounted admission to all parks. The disability rate is calculated as 50% off the entry fee, rounded up to the nearest whole dollar.
To receive a Disability Passport, you will need to provide photo ID and a Statement of Benefits from Social Security. You will need to renew your Disability Passport every year.
Disabled Veterans can receive FREE admission to all Texas State Parks!
If you’re a US Veteran with a VA service-connected disability rating of 60 percent or more, you qualify for FREE admission to Texas State Parks. You also qualify if you have lost a lower extremity.
To prove your eligibility, be prepared to show your Disabled Veterans of Texas license plate receipt, VA award letter and/or tax exemption letter for Texas veterans. This pass does not have to be renewed annually.
Seniors qualify for discounts on Texas State Parks, too!
Texas residents who are at least 65 years old qualify for a Senior Partial Passport. The fees for this pass are calculated just like the disability pass: entry fees are divided in half and then rounded up to the nearest whole dollar.
If you were born before September 1, 1930, you qualify for FREE admission to all Texas State Parks with the Senior Full Passport.
To qualify for these passes, you’ll need to show a driver’s license, birth certificate, military discharge papers or other paperwork that confirms your age, identity and address. These passes do not have to be renewed.
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