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Centennial Passes and License
Centennial Passes and License

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Colorado’s Wild Side Awaits

If you meet the income requirements, you may qualify for lower-cost ways to explore the outdoors. 

To apply, a resident must show a Colorado photo identification card, complete an application and meet inco​me requirements (see below). 

2024 Centennial Program Application (starting 3-1-24)

To apply and purchase in person, visit a Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) office or state park near you with your completed application and supporting documentation, or you can mail the information and payment to: 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Attn: Centennial Program
6060 Broadway
Denver, CO 80216

Available Products For Purchase

  1. ​​​​Annual Centennial State Park Pass - $14.00

    This pass is valid from the date of purchase and through the last day of the same month in the following year. With this pass, the Centennial Park Pass holder and vehicle occupants will be allowed entrance to Colorado state parks in any vehicle they choose. The pass holder must be present in the vehicle for the pass to be valid. 

    **Cherry Creek State Park requires an additional $3 water basin fee. If you want to visit this park,​ please include this fee in your payment total.

  2. Centennial Senior Lifetime Fishing License -$11.21

    This product is only offered to resident seniors 64 years of age or older. This license is a lifetime license and does not need to be renewed or reapplied for each year. Lifetime fishing licenses also grant access to state wildlife areas.

  3. Centennial State Wildlife Area Pass -$11.47

    This pass is valid from March 1 to March 31 of the following year. With this pass, individuals will be allowed access to Colorado state wildlife areas. This pass does NOT provide access to state parks and does NOT include the search and rescue fee.

Enjoy Camping Discounts

Centennial Pass holders 64 years and older are entitled to reduced state park camping rates Sunday - Thursday (excluding federal holidays). To receive the discount, you need a current  pass when you make the reservation and while camping. Campsites can be booked six months in advance. The State Park Finder or cpwshop.com have maps and information about the various types and locations of state park campsites.

Income Requirements

Your federal total taxable income must be at or below the amounts in the table below or you need a current program card from the federal and state aid programs listed below the chart.

2024 HHS Poverty Guidelines

# of Household
Members​

​​Maximum Total Taxable Income (line 15)​

​1
​$15,060
​2
​$20,440
​3
​$28,820
​4
$33,200
​5
$36,580
​6
$41,960
​7
$47,340
​8
$52,720
For each additional
person, add:
​$5,380

Source: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Poverty Guidelines - in effect as of Jan. 19, 2024. The 2025 guidelines will be posted on Mar. 1, 2025.​

​​In order to purchase a Centennial product, the applicant must show a photo identification card and provide documentation, in the form of:  

  1. Current eligibility letter or card for any of the following programs: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Food Distribution on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC); OR

  2. The previous year's U.S. Federal tax form 1040 or 1040-SR: Line 15; OR 

  3. Signed Affidavit - located on the application form (if your income is at a level such that you were not required to file a federal income tax return within the last year).    ​


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Note: If you qualify for the Centennial State Park Pass, residents should opt out of the $29 Keep Colorado Wild Pass​ included with your vehicle registration through the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).