Passes & Permits

  • Recreation Passes

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    Interagency recreation passes include the Annual Pass, Every Kid in a Park 4th grade program, Interagency Military Passes, Senior Passes for persons over 62, and Access Passes for persons with permanent disabilities.

  • Snow Park Passes

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    Snow Park Passes are issued by the state during the winter season.

  • Special Uses

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    The Special Uses program encompasses a variety of uses including: communication sites, water transmission lines, recreation events, apiaries, outfitter guides, summer homes, filming, research studies and more. Special use permits must be obtained through the appropriate forests.

  • Forest Products

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    Forest products include berries, mushrooms, seedlings, Christmas trees, firewood, post and poles, and rocks. These products may require a permit to collect. Permits must be obtained through the appropriate forests.

    Christmas Tree Permits are now available online at Recreation.gov.

  • Other Permits

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    Other permits such as a road use permit or a special use permit may sometimes be needed for research, recreation residencies, hauling and more. Permits must be obtained through the appropriate forests.

  • Locations to Buy Passes

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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.