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Visitor and Environmental Education Centers operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remain closed at Falls, B. Everett Jordan, John H. Kerr, Philpott, and W. Kerr Scott Lakes. 

Expiration dates will be extended by 7 months for USACE Annual Day Use or America the Beautiful passes purchased or obtained between April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.  See rolling extension timetable to determine your expiration date. 

*Extensions for the America the Beautiful Passes are only valid at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas.

Planning an upcoming trip? 

Passes will be available at some U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' gate houses this spring and summer at John H. Kerr, Philpott, and W. Kerr Scott lakes.

Many America the Beautiful Passes including the Annual, Senior Annual, Senior Lifetime, and Access passes can be ordered online from the USGS Store. 

USGS Store 



Rolling Extension Timetable


  • The expiration dates of USACE Annual Passes that were issued during the period of April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020 will be extended by 7 months.


USACE will extend the expiration of dates of America the Beautiful Passes for 7 months as well according to the chart below.

Table 1 – Rolling Extension Timetable for Passes Issued ***

If Pass was issued in the month of:

Then pass would normally expire:

With Seven month extension, the new expiration date would be:

April 2019

April 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

May 2019

May 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

June 2019

June 30, 2020

January 31, 2021

July 2019

July 31, 2020

February 28, 2021

August 2019

August 31, 2020

March 31, 2021

September 2019

September 30, 2020

April 30, 2021

October 2019

October 31, 2020

May 31, 2021

November 2019

November 30, 2020

June 30, 2021

December 2019

December 31, 2020

July 31, 2021

January 2020

January 31, 2021

August 31, 2021

February 2020

February 28, 2021

September 30, 2021

March 2020

March 31, 2021

October 31, 2021

April 2020

Pass sales suspended until further notice (currently 1 Oct 2020)


Table 2 –Type of AtB Pass and Standards for Extensions

Type of Pass


Time Period

Interagency AtB Passes:





7 months

Senior Annual


7 months



7 months

4th Grade - Voucher is available for current 5th graders.


7 months



7 months

Senior Lifetime







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