Annual Northwest Forest Pass

[GRAPHIC: Annual Northwest Forest Pass]


  • $30 annually


  • Honored at all Forest Service operated recreation sites in Washington and Oregon where a day use fee is required.
  • Allows the pass holder use of recreation facilities at per-person sites. Other members in the party must pay the per-person fee.
  • Allows the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a private vehicle (the vehicle must be identified in one of the two license plate boxes on the pass) use of the recreation facilities at per vehicle sites.
  • Interchangeable between two vehicles in the same household.
  • Frequent visitors of national forests may save money by buying an annual pass.
  • Reduces Forest Service administrative costs therefore allowing more dollars to go toward improvements at recreation sites.
  • One free decal may be issued per Annual Northwest Forest Pass for visitors who have an open topped vehicle (Jeeps, etc), or motorcycles. Decals are available at Forest Service offices only.


  • Validated by the seller.
  • Valid for one year from the last day of the month issued. For example, a pass validated June 2018 will expire on June 30, 2019.


  • Purchaser must write a maximum of two license plate(s) on the front of the pass for it to be valid.
  • The pass is non-transferable.
  • Hang on rear-view mirror in vehicle.

How to get this pass

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Participating Recreation Sites

More Information

  • Call Outdoor Recreation Information Center at 1-800-270-7504