Golden Age Pass

You can now Purchase the Golden Age Pass Online - "Click Here"

Applicants who purchase this pass online will be required to upload a valid document for age verification (U.S. Passport, Birth Certificate, Driver's License or State Issued ID)

If you are unable to upload proof of age, please mail a copy of your valid document, along with your online Golden Age purchase confirmation to:

Maryland Park Service
580 Taylor Avenue, E-3
Annapolis, MD 21401
Attn: Golden Age Pass Application


To be eligible for a Golden Age Pass, you must be 62 years of age or older. The Golden Age Pass is a lifetime pass for those State Park services and facilities identified below.

The Golden Age Pass is good for free entry (cardholders only) into all State Parks that have service charges to enter. NOTE: Some areas utilize coin-operated gates during the off season that cannot be opened with this card.

This pass is valid for half price camping, Sunday through Thursday (excluding holidays), but cannot be used for rentals or other facility use service charges that may apply. The boat launch fee at Maryland State Parks is eliminated for seniors who possess a Golden Age Pass.

The Golden Age Pass is non-refundable, non-transferable, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

Apply Online for your Golden Age Pass Here

Online Services

Contact the Park Service

  • To Report Violations of Park Rules: 1-800-825-7275 (Park Watch) or 1-410-260-8888 (Communications Center)
  • General Information: 1-800-830-3974 (Annapolis Office)
  • Reservations: 1-888-432-2267
  • Email Us
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