Recreation Passes & Permits

View a list of recreation sites at Gifford Pinchot National Forest that require a day use fee.

Search for a Northwest Forest Pass vendor near you on the Pacific Northwest Region - Vendor Pass Locations Map.

Question Mark with Question textWhat types of recreation passes are available and how do I decide?

Northwest Forest Passes (Oregon & Washington)

  • National Forest Day Pass ($5)

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    Honored at all Forest Service operated recreation sites in Washington and Oregon where a day use fee is required. Purchase ahead of time for when you need them and receive in the mail.

  • National Forest Day ePass ($5)

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    Honored at all Forest Service operated recreation sites in Washington and Oregon where a day use fee is required. Purchase and print at home. *Must be printed within 2 days of purchase.

  • Annual Pass ($30)

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    Honored at all Forest Service operated recreation sites in Washington and Oregon where a day use fee is required for one year.

Special Forest Passes, Permits & Reservations

Interagency Passes

  • 4th Grade Interagency Pass (Free)

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    Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) who present a valid Every Kid Outdoors paper pass.

  • Interagency Annual Pass ($80)

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    For anyone to purchase, valid for 12 months. 

  • Interagency Senior Annual/Lifetime Pass ($20/$80)

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    For those age 62 or older. Lifetime Pass: valid for the lifetime of passholder. Annual Pass: valid for one year. *Annual Pass may be applied towards  purchase of a Lifetime Pass. 

  • Interagency Access Pass (Free)

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    For those with a permanent disability for the lifetime of the passholder. 

  • Interagency Annual Military Pass (Free)

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    For active military personnel and their dependents or veterans. Valid for 12 months. 

  • Gold Star Family Free Access Voucher

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    For next of kin of a member of the United States Armed Forces who lost his or her life.

 

More Information

Where does the money go? Recreation fee revenues make a difference.

How can I get involved? The Pacific Northwest Recreation Resource Advisory Committee provides recommendations concerning recreation fees.