Adventure Pass not necessarily needed
>For $80/year, I recommend the Golden Eagle Pass [now called
>the "America the Beautiful Pass - National Parks and Federal
>Recreational Lands "] which allows entry to and parking in all
>National Parks AND the Forests covered by the Adventure Pass, which
>are only a limited number of Forests in California [?]... And Seniors
>get a tremendous break, paying only $10/FOR
>LIFE, less than the A.P by a long shot!
> From the opening splash page:
>"America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands
>Pass - The National Park Service is an important participant in the new
>Interagency Pass Program which was created by the Federal Lands
>Recreation Enhancement Act and authorized by Congress in December
>2004. Participating agencies include the National Park Service, U.S.
>Department of Agriculture - Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service,
>Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The pass series,
>collectively known as the America the Beautiful National Parks and
>Federal Recreational Lands Pass... "
>The Adventure Pass is just not worth
>it if you travel a lot and want to bird in National Parks and Refuges
>as well. The Pass can be bought at some/all(?) Forest Service headquarters, or
> - Jim Greaves, Santa Barbara