Canaveral National Seashore - - Titusville, Florida - Press Release
Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville Florida
Headquarters: 308 Julia Street, Titusville, Florida 32796 -- (321) 267-1110
Information Center: 7611 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 -- (386) 428-3384



PRESS RELEASES



June 23, 2006


12-31-07:
Canaveral National Seashore has postponed implementation of the proposed $7.00 Entrance Fee established by the National Entrance Fee Pricing Structure until further notice.


ENTRANCE FEE CHANGES -2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2006
CONTACT: Chief Ranger Eric Lugo - 321-267-1110

Effective January 1, 2008, the National Park Service at Canaveral National Seashore will adopt the National entrance-fee pricing structure by charging a $7.00 per person entrance fee at the Seashore. The last fee structure change was in January 2006.

This fee structure change is in accordance with the National Entrance-Fee pricing structure implemented in November of 2005, which standardized entrance-fees charged at similar types of Parks, Monuments, Lakeshores etc., nationally.
  • 80% of the fees collected are retained by the park for specific projects such as repairing, maintaining and enhancing facilities used by visitors (restrooms, visitor centers); developing, installing, repairing interpretive exhibits; providing visitor services and signs; providing lifeguard services; restoring habitat related to visitor oriented activities such as wildlife observation or photography; providing visitor reservation services.
  • The remaining 20% of funds goes to an agency wide fund that is used for projects in non fee collection parks or for agency wide projects such as funding for Youth Corp Programs.
All other passport fees remain the same at this time. This includes:

Canaveral National Seashore Annual Park Pass - currently $35.00.
Provides admittance to Canaveral National Seashore. Admits the pass signee and any accompanying passengers in a private *vehicle.

Golden Age - one time fee of $10.00
For citizens or permanent residents of the United States who are age 62 or older. A Golden Age Passport must be obtained in person at a federal area (National Park, Historic Site, Wildlife Refuge, etc.) where an entrance fee is charged. There is a one-time $10 charge to obtain the Golden Age Passport. It is available only to citizens or permanent residents of the United States who are 62 years of age or older. You must show proof of age, such as a state driver's license, birth certificate, or similar document. The Golden Age pass admits the pass signee, and any accompanying passengers in a private *vehicle if a park has a per vehicle entrance fee. Where a per person entrance fee is charged, the Golden Age admits the pass signee, spouse, children and parents.

Golden Access- Certification Required
The Golden Access Passport admits the signee and any accompanying passengers in a private * vehicle if a park has a per vehicle entrance fee. Where a per person entrance fee is charged, the Golden Access admits the pass signee, spouse, children, care assistant and parents. A Golden Access Passport must be obtained in person at a federal area where an entrance fee is charged. It is available only to citizens or permanent residents of the United States who are medically determined to be blind or permanently disabled. You may obtain a Golden Access Passport by showing proof of medically determined permanent disability, or eligibility for receiving benefits under federal law.

National Park Pass - currently $50.00
A National Park Passport may be obtained in person at a federal area (National Park, Historic Site, Lakeshore, etc.) where an entrance fee is charged and is good at Federal Recreation sites that charge an Entrance Fee. The pass is good for one year from the date of purchase and cost $50. The National Park pass admits the pass signee, and any accompanying passengers in a private *vehicle if a park has a per vehicle entrance fee. Where a per person entrance fee is charged, the National Park Pass admits the pass signee, spouse, children.

Golden Eagle - For an additional $15,
a Golden Eagle hologram may be purchased and affixed to a National Parks Pass to cover entrance fees at not only national parks, but also at sites charging an entrance fee, managed by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U. S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. The Golden Eagle holograms are available at National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management fee stations. The Golden Eagle admits the pass signee and any accompanying passengers in a private* vehicle if a park has a per vehicle entrance fee. Where a per person entrance fee is charged, the Golden Eagle admits the pass signee, spouse, children and parents.

*A private vehicle is defined as a noncommercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes. This includes passenger automobiles, vans, campers, and company-owned vehicles that are leased or rented for private recreation purposes.

Comments to this fee change may be addressed to:

Superintendent
Canaveral National Seashore
308 Julia Street
Titusville, Florida 32796
Or via electronic mail to: CANA_Superintendent@nps.gov







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