Recreation Passes & Permits

Where are recreation day use fees charged? 

Northwest Forest Passes (Oregon & Washington)

  • Day Pass

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    Day ePass and National Forest Day Pass ($5) - Day use pass honored at all Forest Service operated recreation sites in Washington and Oregon where a day use fee is required.

    Buy ePass - (Print at home. *Must be printed within 2 days of purchase.)  

  • Annual Pass

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    ($30) - Annual pass honored at all Forest Service operated recreation sites in Washington and Oregon where a day use fee is required.

Local Passes

Digital Recreation Day Pass ($5) - Day Pass for Forest Service fee sites.

Interagency Passes

To ensure consistency and fairness among all Interagency Passes, and to reduce fraudulent misuse, the second signature line will be removed from the Interagency Annual passes effective January 1, 2024. All Interagency Annual Passes sold on or after this date will have one signature line for a single passholder. 

  • 4th Grade Pass

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    (Free) - For current 4th grade students.

  • Annual Pass

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    ($80) -  For anyone to purchase, valid for 12 months.

  • Senior Lifetime Pass

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    ($80) - For those age 62 or older. Valid for the lifetime of the passholder.

  • Annual Senior Pass

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    ($20) - For those age 62 or older. Valid for one year from month of purchase. A Senior Annual Pass may be applied towards the purchase of a Senior Lifetime Pass. 

  • Access Pass

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    (Free) - For those with a permanent disability.

  • Annual & Lifetime Military Pass

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    (Free) - For active military personnel and their dependents or veterans. 

    Annual Pass: Available to Current US Military and Dependents. Valid for 12 months. 

    Lifetime Pass: Available to Gold Star Families and Veterans. Valid for pass holder's lifetime. (Gold Star Vouchers are still accepted.)

Locations to Buy Passes from Local Vendors

Buy a Pass from a Local Vendor

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If you'd prefer buying a recreation pass in person, we've got you covered! Here are over 100 locations in Oregon and Washington where you can pick up a pass.