As you may already have guessed, I’m always looking for a great deal! The last time we checked out a State Park, my wife actually asked me if there was an annual pass that’s available for the Florida State Park system. The short answer is yes! The long answer is that it depending on your situation, it may or may not be worth it. The did some research on Florida State Park Annual Pass Discounts and it turns out that there are quite a few available, but their website is very confusing, so I figured I would take some time to really jump in and help explain whether r not a Florida State Park Annual Pass would help save your family some money. Especially since summer is upon us, many folks want to take their little ones out for a day of fun and adventure!
Individual Florida State Park Annual Pass – $60:
If you’re flying solo, and don’t go to the parks with your family, this might be the Florida State Park Annual pass for you. At $60, you get an all you can handle pass to explore most of the Florida State Parks without having to whip out cash each and every time. This is a great pass if you are into hiking, biking, and live very close to a Florida State Park that you visits frequently. Folks that tend to meet up with other like-minded hikers and bikers would probably be the target audience for this pass. Single occupancy cars are charged on average of $4 per entry, so this pass has a Dyett Factor 15. (In case you missed it, the Dyett Factor is named for a good friend of mine that is always trying to convince us to purchase annual passes for theme parks. It’s how many times per year you would need to use an annual pass for it to actually pay off versus paying per visit. You can read more about it here) Continue reading