Temporary Use Permits

The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is accepting temporary outfitter and guide permit applications. A limited number of permits are available on each ranger district for various activities including but not limited to: river boating and fishing, climbing, hiking, skiing and environmental education. River permits are only available in select locations, see the river temporary permit page for more information. Permit applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and will be reviewed on a case-by-case scenario. Any required changes to trip itineraries will be discussed with the applicants and a rationale for necessary changes will be provided.

 

 

Application Deadlines

Due Dates for Temporary Outfitting and Guiding application packets for the following seasons are:

Mt. Baker RD

Mt. Baker Climb

Dec. 1

Mt. Baker RD

Spring/Summer

Dec. 1

Mt. Baker RD

Fall/Winter

June 1

Darrington RD

All

Dec. 1

Skykomish RD

All

Dec. 1

Snoqualmie RD

Spring/Summer

Dec. 1

Snoqualmie RD

Fall/Winter

June 1

Application Package Requirements

Application packages must be received by the due date specified in the land or river pool documents.

Permittees will be billed upon approval of the temporary use permit. Payment will be required before the permit is issued, based on the following schedule. Applicants will receive payment information upon processing of permit application.

Number of Service Days

Flat Fee

Maximum Gross Revenue for Each Bracket of
Service Days

1 to 50 $150 $10,000
51 to 100 $300 $20,000
101 to 150 $450 $30,000
151 to 200 $600 $40,000

 

 

Submit

Email

Permits administrator

Call with questions: 360-854-2660


Mail
810 State Route 20
(Attention Temp Guide Permit Administrator)
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 360-856-5700 ext 515

 

 

After Submission

Turn in the completed Actual Use Report form included in the land or river pool program application within 30 days of permit expiration.