Did you know that there are certain days during the year that you can gain free entrance into Washington State Parks? This can be a good opportunity to plan a day trip with the family and enjoy the great outdoors!
Here are the free Washington State Parks entry days for 2017:
- January 1st — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day
- January 15th-16th — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- March 19th — State Park’s 104th birthday
- April 15th — Spring day
- April 22nd — Earth Day
- June 3rd — National Trails Day
- June 10th — National Get Outdoors Day
- August 25th — National Park Service 101st Birthday
- September 30th — National Public Lands Day
- November 11th— Veterans Day
- November 24th — Autumn day
These are days in which a Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. A Discover Pass costs $30 (annual) or $10 (one-day). For more information on the free entrance days as well as the participating parks, please visit the Washington State Parks website.