Annual Passes are available at the Lake Lanier Project Management Office. Year-round office hours for passes are Monday through Friday, 9:00am-4:30pm, excluding Federal Holidays, and on Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30am-4:30pm, April 1st through September 30th. Credit card or check payments only. No cash accepted.
Our physical address is:
1050 Buford Dam Rd
Buford, GA 30518
There are multiple interagency passes available for purchase. Check your options as some may not apply.
The passes available (when in stock) are:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Annual Pass for USACE Day Use Parks: $40
America the Beautiful Annual Pass: $80
America the Beautiful Senior Annual Pass: $20
America the Beautiful Senior Lifetime Pass: $80
America the Beautiful Access Pass: Free
(U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities)
America the Beautiful Military Annual Pass: Free
(Current U.S. military personnel and their dependents)
America the Beautiful Every Kid Outdoors Pass: Free
(4th grade students during their 4th grade school year)
America the Beautiful Volunteer Pass: Free
For more information call 770-945-9531. USACE Annual Passes are available through our pass sales office over the telephone by credit card. America the Beautiful Passes are only issued (in person) at our office location.
To request a USACE Annual Pass by mail, include your complete name and current address along with a check payable to Recreation One Stop.
For visitor convenience, USACE $40 Annual Passes are also available for purchase from one of our 16 automated credit card machines around the lake. Our machines disperse temporary annual pass receipts for immediate display on the dash of your vehicle. These temporary paper receipts must be exchanged within seven days of their purchase for a permanent plastic hang tag.
To exchange a temporary USACE Annual Pass by mail, include your complete name and current address along with the original paper receipt (no copies accepted). Retain a copy of the temporary annual pass receipt for your records and for display until your permanent hang tag arrives by mail.
Mail USACE Annual Pass payment checks or paper receipts to:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 567
Buford, GA 30515
ATTN: Pass Sales Office
Note: Temporary annual pass receipts may also be exchanged for permanent hang tags in person at our office location year-round and in person at certain day use park gatehouses on weekends during our summer recreation season.