Parks & Recreation

VenTek - Parks & Rec

VenTek designs and manufactures state-of-the-art Automated Fee Machines (AFM) to meet the unique revenue collection needs of Parks & Recreation and amusement venues. VenTek has successfully deployed and continues to support a variety of AFM systems in and around state, county and national recreation agencies. Some current VenTek customers include Santa Clara County Parks, Pasco County Parks, State of Massachusetts, Abraham Lincoln Historic Homesite, Grand Canyon National Park, Death Valley National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Chickamauga National Military Park, Chattahoochee National Recreation Area, Great Smoky National Park, Grand Tetons National Park, Sequoia National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, and Mount Rainier National Park.


AFM – Automated Fee Machine Unique Features:

  • Day use /entrance pass
  • Multiple day entrance pass
  • Annual pass sales
  • CR-80 card issuance
  • Boat inspection
  • Boat moorage (multiple days charged by footage)
  • Boat launch
  • Firewood sales
  • Shower sales
  • Automatically adjusting variable rates
  • Campsite payment by site number (multiple days)
  • Campsite available/unavailable information
  • Tent camping by permit (multiple days x amount of people)
  • Electronic coupon codes or annual pass cards for discount or free access
  • Accepts hard media loyalty and/or value based cards for discount or free purchase
  • Gate access control
  • Mobile handheld for permit and compliance
  • Violation payments can be made at the AFM
  • Remote validation for pay-by-space/campground spaces
  • Tour sales
  • Coin change for transactions
  • Token redemption
  • Pick specific custom permits (up to three custom permits based on sale item)
  • Bar code printing and bar code reading for discount / access
  • Turnstile access control
  • Print multiple permits from one transaction