Passes & Permits



Before you plan an activity, please be sure to check whether or not you need a permit or pass.

Recreation Passes & Permits

In Washington and Oregon some national forest recreation sites require a day-use fee. This section includes information about where fees are charged and which passes may be used to cover these fees. Below you'll find a list of all the passes we offer and links to learn more and purchase the pass that best fits your needs.  

Interagency Passes  
Annual Recreation Pass Rec Annual Pass Buy Now
Military Military Pass 1  
Senior Annual [IMAGE: Interagency Senior Pass]  
Senior Lifetime Lifetime Senior Pass  
Access Access Pass  
Every Kid in a Park Pass Every Kid in a Park Pass-2017  

Northwest Forest Passes  
            Day Pass            Recreation Day Pass        Buy Now           
Annual Pass [IMAGE: Annual Northwest Forest Pass.  Click for More Information on Annual Northwest Forest Pass]  
Day ePass ePass thumbnail Buy Now

Local Passes
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Wrist Band
Oregon Pacific Coast Passports
Newberry National Volcanic Monument 

Special Use Permits: Events, Commercial Use, and Outfitter Guides

A special use permit is required when you are asking for special privileges on National Forest land. Examples include gatherings of 75 people or more, operating a business such as an outfitting or guiding service, using the Forest for financial gain, and commercial filming. More...

Forest Products Permits

Forest Products are forest resources not associated with traditional timber products but are used for personal, commercial, and scientific purposes. Examples include: firewood, Christmas trees, wildflowers, cones, poles, tree boughs, nuts and berries, mushrooms, ornamental cuttings, moss, and rocks. More...

Other Permits

Other permits that may be required on national forests and grasslands include:

  • Road Use Permits
  • Off Highway Vehicle Permit
  • Sno-park Permit

More about other permits...