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Passholders will still need a Discover Pass when visiting Washington Department of Natural Resources, National Parks and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife lands. This pass WILL serve in lieu of a Discover Pass when visiting Washington state parks.
No. When visiting a park, stop at the self-registration station near the entrance to the park. At the station, you will find envelopes for self-registration. There are two types of envelopes: one for overnight camping. and the other for day use. Choose an overnight camping envelope and complete the information requested on the flap of the envelope. Then, remove the flap and put it in plain sight on the dashboard of your vehicle. Place the envelope in the cash drop box of the self-registration station. Keep your Off Season Pass with you.
No. There is no fee for the initial issuance of this pass. However, there is a $15 fee for a replacement if the pass is lost, stolen or damaged.
Call the Information Center at (360) 902-8844 and let our staff know that you have lost your pass. They will assist you with the process for replacing the pass. There is a $15 fee for the replacement pass.
No. The Sno-Parks specifically require that only the motorized and non-motorized Sno-Park permits are valid at Sno-Parks.
No. The Disabled Veteran Lifetime pass cannot be used to reserve, or receive discounts, on any roofed accommodation (cabins, yurts, vacation houses, day-use facilities) and it cannot be used to reserve or receive discounts on group camps.
Pass holders are required to follow all park rules, the same as all other park users. Those rules can be found at this link: State Parks Regulations
However, there are a few extra rules that apply to pass holders:
Note: Multiple violations of park rules can result in your pass being suspended or revoked.
Once you arrive at a State Park, locate the pay station. Take a fee envelope and fill in your information, including your pass number. Because you have a pass number, you will not need to pay the $10 day-use fee. Place the fee envelope into the fee drop box, you will keep the envelope receipt to display on your vehicle’s dashboard. If there are no fee envelopes, write “Pass Holder” and your pass number on a piece of paper. Please always keep your pass on your person while visiting the park.
You will follow the same steps when launching a watercraft, using the trailer dump, or when registering for first come first served camping.