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Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to start thinking about your outdoor plans for the next few months. Is there a particular park that you have visited as a guest and that you would like to be involved in for the entire season? What about camping and hiking permits?

Whether you’ve already bought the ones you need for this year or are still thinking about it, Mountain Dew is offering to reimburse you $ 25 for any passports, licenses, or permits you need to get outdoors this spring and summer be. Here’s what to know.

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Authorized IDs, permits and licenses

To be eligible for a refund, the Outdoor Pass must fall into one of these approved categories. as specified by Mountain Dew::


  • National Park Pass (annual or otherwise)
  • Snowboard or ski pass
  • Mountain bike pass
  • Backcountry or Wilderness permits (some are free, some are paid)
  • America the Beautiful Interagency Annual Pass
  • Senior or Military Access Passes
  • Recreational day passes, season permits, day permits

Any fees associated with any outdoor activity or visit, including:

  • Entrance fee to national parks
  • Wilderness permits (backpacking, overnight camping, etc.)
  • National Monument Admission
  • State Park and Sno-Park fees


  • Fishing license
  • Trapping license
  • Athlete license
  • Boat license
  • Jet ski license
  • ATV or off-road vehicle license
  • Hunting license, including large or small game, waterfowl or highland birds, any other legally licensed game

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How To Get $ 25 For Outdoor Recreation

This giveaway is part of the Soda brand “Outdoor Stimulus” programthat started last year. And while it’s a contest that you have to enter, 40,000 people will win the $ 25 prize. So at least your chances are good.

You must have a DEW Outdoor Stimulus account to participate. So start with Registration for aif you haven’t already. Once that’s done Upload or scan a photo Your valid outdoor pass or license on the competition website. If you haven’t already purchased your pass or permit for the year, you can Download an image from the competition website and scan that instead.

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You will find out immediately if you won the $ 25 refund. If you’re in the lucky 40,000, you’ll receive a $ 25 gift card by email four to six weeks later. Or, you have the option to donate that $ 25 to one of Mountain Dew’s selected outdoor causes. including: River Network, Outdoor Afro, Protect Our Winter, Team Rubicon, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers and Pheasants Forever.

The fine print

You must be at least 18 years old and a US resident to participate. Once you have created your Outdoor Stimulus account, you can enter the competition once a day and win up to three times during the competition period ending June 12, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Further rules, terms and conditions are available on the competition website.