Veterans' Pass

Maine Resident Veterans may get a lifetime park pass from the Bureau of Veteran Services. 626-4464 e-mail: mainebvs@maine.gov

  • Not issued to veterans age 65 years or older as they are entitled to free admission as a senior citizen.
  • Not Valid at: Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Penobscot River Corridor, Penobscot Narrows Observatory, and the Maine Wildlife Park.

Complete Veteran and Active Duty Personnel exemptions are explained in the chart below

Maine Residents Only Day Use Shelter Reservation Fees Family Camping Group Camping

100% Disabled Veteran (DV)

  • DAV License Plate, or;
  • Letter from DMV

100% DV, Spouse and unmarried children are exempt from fees.

All others in vehicle are subject to regular day use entrance fees. DAV must be present. May be verified at the park by matching the name on the DAV's ID with the vehicle's registration.

100% DV, Spouse and unmarried children in Group are exempt from fees.

Members of the group that are NOT DAVs are responsible for the reservation fee and subject to all regular day use fees. Note: Reservation fee must be received within 10 days to complete reservation.

100% DV, Spouse and unmarried children are exempt from reservation and camping fees.

State Parks Rules dictate no more than 6 individuals on a family site. DAV must be present for the duration of the trip.

Only 100% DVs in Group are exempt from reservation and camping fees.

When a DV makes a group camping reservation, his/her DMV letter must be faxed or mailed in.

If the group is comprised of only DVs, then all fees will be waived upon presentation of their DMV letters.

Members of group that are NOT DVs are responsible for the reservation fee and subject to all regular group camping fees.

Veteran

  • Pass issued from Department of Defense
  • No expiration date on pass

Veteran only exempt from fees.

All others in vehicle are subject to regular day use entrance fees. Pass holder must be present.

All Qualified Vets in Group are exempt from fees.

All others in party are subject to the shelter reservation and day use fees. Note: Reservation fee must be received within 10 days to complete reservation.

No Exemptions for camping

No Exemptions for camping

Active Duty Personnel

  • Pass issued from Department of Defense
  • Pass valid for 12 months (Staff must check expiration dates)

Active Duty Personnel, Spouse and unmarried children are exempt from fees.

All others in vehicle are subject to regular day use entrance fees. Pass holder must be present in vehicle.

All Qualified Active Duty Personnel in Group are exempt from fees.

All others in party are subject to the shelter reservation and day use fees.

Note: Reservation fee must be paid within 10 days to complete reservation.

No Exemptions for camping

No Exemptions for camping