|Above, the General Grant tree at Sequoia National Park. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
In these days of Internet and cellular technology, new means of ordering tickets, passes and other goods and services are making life easier.
The latest is purchasing national park digital visitor passes.
Yahoo! Finance reported:
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have partnered with digital government services provider NIC Inc. (EGOV) to offer digital park passes to visitors through “YourPassNow.” YourPassNow provides an option where visitors can now purchase their park entrance pass online.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, which lie side-by-side in the southern Sierra Nevada in Central California, serve as a prime example of nature’s size, beauty, and diversity. Over 1.8 million visitors from across the U.S. and the world visit these parks for the world’s largest trees (by volume), grand mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, the highest point in the lower 48 states, and more. Sequoia and Kings Canyon join several other National Parks to launch YourPassNow, a digital solution that provides an alternative to the traditional paper-based purchase method.
Visitors can now use their personal computer or mobile device to purchase an entrance pass online, at no additional cost. Once purchased, the pass can be used immediately, stored on a mobile device or printed for later use.To read more, go here.