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Passes and Permits

America the Beautiful Senior Pass
  • America the Beautiful Passes, including Senior Passes

    There is no entrance fee at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. However, we do issue passes at the Bloomington Education and Visitor Center that cover the entrance and standard amenity fees charged at other federal recreational lands. These include the Senior, Annual, Military Annual, Access, and Every Kid in a Park (4th Grade) Passes. You can find out more here

    Passes are available 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Bloomington Education and Visitor Center (3815 American Blvd East, Bloomington, MN). Cash or Check only.

    *Senior Passes will continue to be a $10 lifetime pass until October 1, 2017*

  • Special Use Permits

    Special use permits are issued for compatible secondary uses such as research, commercial still and video photography, trapping and other related activities.  Permits are also available for hunters with disabilities.  Contact the refuge office (952-854-5900) for more information. 

Last Updated: Apr 20, 2017
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