State Park's Free Days

  1. Washington State Parks and the Washington Departments of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) and Natural Resources (DNR) offer several "free days" when a Discover Pass is not required to visit these lands.

    Following are the 2021 free days:

    • Jan. 1 — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day
    • Jan. 18 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • March 19 — State Parks’ 108th Birthday
    • April 3 — Springtime free day
    • April 22 — Earth Day
    • June 5 — National Trails Day
    • June 12 — National Get Outdoors Day
    • June 19 Juneteenth
    • June 13 — Free Fishing Day
    • Aug. 25 — National Park Service Birthday
    • Sept. 25 — National Public Lands Day
    • Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
    • Nov. 26 — Autumn free day
    Free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities). Free days are valid at state parks and Washington State Departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife lands. Sno-Park permits are still required on free days at designated Sno-Parks during the winter season.

    Learn more about Sno-Park Permits


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