State Park Free Pass Day
Washington State Parks, Washington Departments of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offer several “free days” when a Discover Pass is not required to visit these lands.
Following are the 2022 free days:
- Jan. 1 — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day
- Jan. 17 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Mar. 9 — Billy Frank Junior’s Birthday
- Mar. 19 — State Parks’ 108th Birthday
- Apr. 22 — Earth Day
- June 11 — National Get Outdoors Day
- June 12 — Free Fishing Day
- June 19 — Juneteenth
- Sept. 24 — National Public Lands Day
- Oct. 10 — World Mental Health Day
- Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
- Nov. 25 — Native American Heritage 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.