Originally Posted by dbarr
Learned something new while making reservations on Recreation.gov just a bit ago. While checking out it asked for my national park pass number and discounted my reservations 50% for the COE park. I surely don't believe I have ever stayed in any hotel for $8 a night. Must be cheaper to camp!
dbarr, if you are 62 or older, you can pay a one-time $10 fee and get a senior pass (forget exactly what they call them and mine is out in the truck) that gets you that 50% discount at COE campgrounds plus free admission to national parks. And, you don't have to book through Recreation.gov. If you are just stopping into a Corps campground in the middle of the week with no reservations, show your pass at check-in and get the same 50% discount.
Not a hell of a lot of advantages in getting old, but that one and Mickey D's "senior coffee" for 57 cents are two that come to mind.
EDIT: The senior pass is good for the rest of your life...no expiration date...until YOU expire
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