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. 


2020 State Parks Free Days


  • Jan. 1 — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 20 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 19 — State Park’s 107th birthday
  • April 11 -- Spring Day (rescheduled to 9/13)
  • April 22 -- Earth Day (rescheduled to 10/10)
  • June 6 — National Trails Day (State Parks and Fish & Wildlife free day)
  • June 7 — Fishing Day (State Parks and Fish & Wildlife free day)
  • June 13 — National Get Outdoors Day
  • Aug. 25 — National Park Service 104th Birthday
  • Sept. 13 -- Make-up Spring Day/ Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend 
  • Sept. 26 — National Public Lands Day
  • Oct. 10 -- World Mental Health Day 
  • Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
  • Nov. 27 — 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 (unless noted).
  • 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