We’ve been going to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, CT for free for the passed few years, thanks to Daddy’s/Papa’s Connecticut State Parks and Forests Charter Oak Pass from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. One must be Connecticut resident who is 65 years of age for older to receive a lifetime membership card for free. Cards may be registered at any CT State Park or Forest in person. For more information specific to Connecticut, click here. *Every state has Senior Free Passes available. To find your state’s parks, click here.
[I just found daily update for Connecticut State Swimming Area Water Quality Report available here.]
Daddy/Papa has been utilizing his Golden Age Passport with other family members and friends to National Parks and Recreational Areas throughout the country as well. One must be 62 years old to receive a lifetime membership. The Golden Age Passport is now called the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Senior Pass, which cost $10. [It used to be free]. This Senior Pass is made available by the Natural Park Services, Department of Interior, and registration must also be made in person.
If you know other perks for our Seniors, please share them in the comments area below.
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