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NIC Inc. and Everglades National Park Launch Digital Park Entrance Passes

Visitors can skip the lines and purchase park passes online with YourPassNow

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Everglades National Park has partnered with digital government services provider NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) to offer digital entrance passes to visitors through YourPassNow. YourPassNow adds a new level of convenience and flexibility by enabling visitors to easily purchase their park entrance pass online.

"By having the ability to purchase entrance passes at home or on their smartphone in advance of their visit, visitors have an even more convenient way to plan their trip and enter the park," said Pedro Ramos, superintendent of Everglades National Park. "We are happy to be working with NIC moving forward as their program allows the visitor to choose the dates they want to visit the park upon purchase of the pass."

YourPassNow allows visitors to use their personal computer or mobile device to purchase an entrance pass online, at no additional cost. This allows visitors the option to purchase passes in advance to be used at a later date or to be used immediately. Since YourPassNow's launch in January 2016, visitors have purchased thousands of passes using the online system.

Located on the southern tip of Florida, Everglades National Park provides an important habitat that is home to several endangered species such as the manatee, American crocodile, and the Florida panther. The 1.5-million-acre wetlands welcome an average of one million visitors each year.

About YourPassNow

Your Pass Now was developed by NIC Inc. in conjunction with the National Park Service. YourPassNow allows visitors to national parks the opportunity to purchase entrance passes electronically. YourPassNow streamlines a paper-based purchase process that was previously only available at physical park locations or approved resellers. YourPassNow provides a new level of convenience and flexibility to park visitors. For more information, please visit

About NIC Inc.

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at

About the National Park Service

More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 410 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at


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