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Old 07-27-2017, 11:02 AM   #15
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I just stopped and got mine...an access pass because I have a disability...it was free, but there was a wait if you wanted a golden pass...he said they only send around 30 at a time to him and the list for next weeks expected batch was at 28 already.
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According to the government site, applying for a pass online not only adds a $10 service charge, but it may take 60-90 days to receive your card(s; we also decided to get one each). We found out last week that the local BLM area office in Yuma AZ also sells the passes, and it was a fast and easy process to go in them them on the spot; really nice people.

According to what we have heard, not all National Parks sell the passes on site. You might want to check out BLM in your area, if there are no National Parks nearby.

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I have found that National Forest Ranger Stations sell the passes. In fact I bought mine at a ranger station. My wife (which isn't needed but use it sometimes rather than mine) bought hers at Crater Lake National Park entrance booth.
Many federal locations will sell you one. Corps of Engineers in some locations. National Parks that charge an entrance fee, Blm Offices, and National Forests Ranger stations, I believe can also get them at TVA locations.
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I got the Nat'l. ACCESS "Disability Pass." Cost $0.00
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Old 07-27-2017, 07:02 PM   #18
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A lot of Senior Passes available at Yuma BLM office

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I just stopped and got mine...an access pass because I have a disability...it was free, but there was a wait if you wanted a golden pass...he said they only send around 30 at a time to him and the list for next weeks expected batch was at 28 already.
Hi Bruce,

Good that you pointed that out, the situation seems to differ at the various BLM field offices.

The BLM office in Yuma told us they had just received 400 passes (this was early this week), and encouraged us to spread the word. For anyone near the Yuma area, the BLM contact info is:

BLM Yuma Regional Field Office
7341 E 30th St
Yuma, AZ 85365
Phone: 928-317-3200
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Wow, that's a pile....I guess they know they're gonna get rushed before next month. The guy here said it's been busy.
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Can someone tell me why do Vandwellers, campers and people living in their car, all flock to AZ??
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Can someone tell me why do Vandwellers, campers and people living in their car, all flock to AZ??
Economy, fair weather, life changes but it's not just AZ. I think you could find the same thing in all states. But in all fairness, this site is about molded FG TTs and not people living in their cars. Good question though and many cities are trying to change that end outcome for folks.
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Couple things:

1. Wish I would have known you could get a free pass with a disability.

2. Every time we go into a national park, I have to produce the pass and a picture i.d. In general when travelling, I use the enhanced i.d. I got when we purchased our international passports.
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Can someone tell me why do Vandwellers, campers and people living in their car, all flock to AZ??
I can tell you why I spend the winter in Quartzsite, AZ. We get between 150" & 200" of snow at home!
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Can someone tell me why do Vandwellers, campers and people living in their car, all flock to AZ??
In the west, if you want to escape winter it's AZ or southern CA. AZ gets the nod on cost.

In the east we are pretty much stuck with FL.
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Can someone tell me why do Vandwellers, campers and people living in their car, all flock to AZ??
Arizona doesn't have enough of a population to sustain itself as a state without the van dwellers. It would get taken into neighboring states if it weren't for the dwellers.
They're doing you a favor and you didn't realize it.
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Arizona doesn't have enough of a population to sustain itself as a state without the van dwellers. It would get taken into neighboring states if it weren't for the dwellers.

They're doing you a favor and you didn't realize it.
I'm sure we would get along just fine without the van-dwellers... But being of a somewhat more libertarian bent than our mild-climate neighbor to the west, we have chosen (up to a point) to live and let live, rather than legislate them out of town. Just don't plan to sleep in your car in Flagstaff.

Now as to the seasonal dwellers in motor coaches that cost more than my house... it's complicated!
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