The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is located in the south central part of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?


Event/Commercial Permits

Permits may be required for certain special activities, such as large groups, educational activities, or film-making. In general, permits are necessary for any activity that requires the forest to be altered in any way. Information about non-recreation special use permits is available from any Ranger District Office may contacted for more information about recreation special uses.


Outfitters and Guides

The National Forests are truly America's Great Outdoors!

Recreation service partnerships combine Forest Service and private sector expertise and resources to produce quality recreation for the public and heightened economic activity in local communities.

Key Contacts

Special/Events/Commercial Use Permit Contact:

Rod Ludvigsen

Office phone: 360-449-7844
Office fax: 360-449-7801