State Parks Free Days

Washington State Parks has announced the following free days, when the Discover Pass will not be required to visit a state park. 


Following are the remaining 2018 State Parks Free Days

  • Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
  • Nov. 23 — Autumn day

2019 State Parks Free Days


  • Jan. 1 — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 21— Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 19 — State Park’s 105th birthday
  • April 20— Spring day
  • April 22 — Earth Day
  • June 1 — National Trails Day
  • June 8 — National Get Outdoors Day (State Parks and Fish & Wildlife free day)
  • June 9 — Fishing Day (State Parks and Fish & Wildlife free day)
  • Aug. 25 — National Park Service 102nd Birthday
  • Sept. 28— National Public Lands Day
  • Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
  • Nov. 29— Autumn day
Please note, free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities), A Discover Pass will still be required on these days to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
  • Jan. 18-19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 19: State Parks' 102nd birthday
  • April 4: Saturday Spring Day
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • May 10: Sunday Spring Day
  • June 6: National Trails Day
  • June 13: National Get Outdoors Day
  • Aug. 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • Sept. 26: National Public Lands Day
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day
  • Jan. 18-19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 19: State Parks' 102nd birthday
  • April 4: Saturday Spring Day
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • May 10: Sunday Spring Day
  • June 6: National Trails Day
  • June 13: National Get Outdoors Day
  • Aug. 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • Sept. 26: National Public Lands Day
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day
  • Jan. 18-19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 19: State Parks' 102nd birthday
  • April 4: Saturday Spring Day
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • May 10: Sunday Spring Day
  • June 6: National Trails Day
  • June 13: National Get Outdoors Day
  • Aug. 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • Sept. 26: National Public Lands Day
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day