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Sno-Park Permits

Instructions

Welcome to the Washington State Parks Sno-Park Permit Purchasing Site. To make a purchase, you will need a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card for payment and an e-mail account.

At the end of your purchase, you will be able to print a temporary Sno-Park Permit for immediate use. Also, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that includes a link to your temporary Sno-Park Permit, which you may print at that time.

Your permanent Sno-Park Permit will be mailed to the address you provide within 20 days of today's purchase. If you do not receive your Sno-Park Permit within 20 days, please call 360-902-8684 or email winter@parks.wa.gov.

To continue, please select the type of permit you would like to purchase or select "Cancel" to return to the Winter Recreation Home Page.

Price List

Daily Sno-Park Permit: $20 per day, valid for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days. The daily permit allows parking at any of the Washington State Sno-Parks on the dates identified on the permit, including areas where a Special-Groomed Trail Permit is required. (A separate Special-Groomed Trail Permit is not needed when a daily Sno-Park Permit is purchased.)


Daily Sno-Park/One-Day Discover Pass Combo: $30, valid for parking at any Sno-Park or Washington state park on the day selected. If using a daily Sno-Park Permit, a one-day or annual Discover Pass also is needed when visiting Crystal Springs, Easton Reload and Hyak sno-parks, Fields Spring, Lake Easton, Lake Wenatchee and Mount Spokane state parks and DNR winter recreation trailheads. For more information or to purchase an annual Discover Pass, visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov.


Seasonal Non Motorized Sno-Park Permit: $40, valid for the entire winter recreation season. This permit is valid for parking at non-motorized Sno-Parks used for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding and other non-motorized winter recreation activities. This permit also may be used to park at a snowmobile Sno-Park.


Seasonal Snowmobile Sno-Park Permit: $40, valid for the entire winter recreation season. This permit is valid for parking at snowmobile Sno-Parks. It also may be used for parking at non-motorized Sno-Parks when enjoying non-motorized winter recreation activities.


Seasonal Special Groomed Sticker: $40, valid for the entire winter recreation season. This permit is required at Sno-Parks with special-groomed trails (Cabin Creek, Crystal Springs, Hyak, Lake Easton, Chiwawa, Lake Wenatchee, Nason Ridge and Mount Spokane). A seasonal Sno-Park Permit (motorized or non-motorized) also is required with this permit.


Seasonal Non Motorized Permit/Special Groomed Sticker Combo: $80, valid for the entire winter recreation season.

What To Buy

The Price List provides a quick overview of permitting needs. If purchasing a one-day sno-park permit for visiting Lake Easton, Easton Reload, Crystal Springs, Hyak, Lake Wenatchee, Mount Spokane or Fields Spring State Parks or Lily Lake, Rattlesnake or Ahtanum State Forest (Department of Natural Resources) you will also need a one-day or annual Discover Pass.

Discover Pass Free Days

Washington State Parks offers several "free days" when a Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. The following free days are offered during the winter recreation season.

Nov. 11, 2016
Veterans Day
Jan. 1, 2017
New Year's Day
Jan. 15-16, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 19, 2017
State Parks' birthday
April 15, 2017
Springtime Free Saturday
April 22, 2017
Earth Day
On a "free day," a Discover Pass is not required to visit state parks and Sno-Parks, including Lake Easton, Easton Reload, Crystal Springs, Hyak, Lake Wenatchee, Mount Spokane and Fields Spring. A Sno-Park Permit is still required to visit state parks that are designated as Sno-Parks. If you need a Daily Sno-Park Permit, select the Daily Sno-Park Permit option below.

Please note: Free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities). A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington state departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife on free days.


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