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Save Money on Your Next State Parks Trip!

Save Money on Your Next State Parks Trip!

Some of the most beautiful places in the US are tucked away in State Parks… and entry fees can be prohibitive when you’re low income. If you’re looking for ways to save money on your next park visit, you’ve found the right place! We’ve been researching programs for cheap state parks passes for all 50 states.

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You might not know that you qualify for State Parks discounts!

I was so surprised when I discovered that my husband’s disability meant we no longer needed to purchase an annual Discover Pass to visit Washington State Parks! I was even more surprised when I found out we could get a free Oregon parks pass, too! With this new discovery, I set out to find out what other disabled veterans (and others) might qualify for in all 50 states!

All 50 States for

Most states offer a state park discounts!

Even if your state already offers free admission, you may qualify for discounted (or free) camping, equipment rentals and more! Usually, these discounts are limited to certain demographics (such as school children, disabled veterans, seniors, disabled persons and others).

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How can I find out what I qualify for?

We’ve dug through every state to find out what you might qualify for! Select your state from the alphabetical list below to find out what discounts are offered by your state’s state parks service:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California 

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware 

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

 Wait – that’s not all! We’ve found even more deals you might be interested in!

You may also qualify for a National Parks pass discount!

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Have too much month at the end of your money? Me too - and that's how Low Income Relief got started. I have over 20 years of professional research and writing experience. Over the years, I've worked as a novelist, journalist, ghostwriter and content creator. My work has been featured in various print and online publications, including USA Today, eHow.com, Livestrong.com, Legal Beagle, The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah), The Chronicle (Centralia, WA) and others. At Low Income Relief, I use my professional research and reporting experience to help low income families save money and make ends meet. It's been my full-time job since 2016, and it's truly an honor to serve you.

Proxy

Monday 13th of July 2020

Useful information. Lucky me I discovered your web site by accident, and I'm surprised why this coincidence did not took place in advance! I bookmarked it.

Crystal

Thursday 10th of May 2018

I live in Dixie County Florida and have 2 kids and I can't nothing around here on the list can u plz help with things to do and finding out what is in the area that I can use my EBT on thanks

Nicole

Friday 1st of June 2018

Hey, Crystal! We update our EBT list every month to include everything we can find across the state. You can see our Florida EBT list here. We're also working on lists of free museum days in cities all across the US. I hope this helps! :)

Cheryl P Brewer

Thursday 27th of July 2017

Why is Alabama never in any of your lists?

Nicole

Thursday 27th of July 2017

Hi, Cheryl! I write almost all this content by myself so it takes a while to get through all the states. I try to add 15-20 new articles every week but I'm a homeschooling mom of 5 so sometimes it doesn't go as quickly as I'd like.

Right about the time I started the State Parks series, our Illinois EBT article went viral and I received a bunch of requests for power companies in the Midwest. I try to get reader requests done as quickly as possible, so sometimes it takes me a while to finish my lists. In fact, my lists about power companies and libraries are written entirely by request and I only add new entries/states whenever I'm asked to investigate a certain company/library.

I don't get many requests for Alabama yet but I'll make sure to get the Alabama State Parks post done as soon as I can. If you let me know the name of your power company and/or local library, I'll add it to those lists also. Alabama IS in our EBT list (which, incidentally, is the only completed list we have so far)!

Thanks for asking, Cheryl! I can't wait to get some helpful Alabama content published for you. :)