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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To continue, please select the type of permit you would like to purchase or select "Cancel" to return to the Winter Recreation Home Page.
Daily Sno-Park Permit
$20 Per Day
(does not require a special groomed sticker) 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. Some Sno-Parks require a Discover Pass to be paired with the Daily Sno-Park Permit. See next option to learn where.
Daily Sno-Park/One-Day Discover Pass Combo
$30 Per Day
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 is also required when visiting Hyak, Crystal Springs, Easton Reload, Lake Easton, Lake Wenatchee, Mount Spokane, Pearrygin Lake, Fields Spring State Parks and DNR winter Recreation Trail Heads (Lily Lake, Rattlesnake or Ahtanum State Forest). For more information or to purchase an annual Discover Pass, visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov.
Seasonal Sno-Park Non-Motorized Users
Seasonal Non Motorized Sno-Park Permit (valid at all sno-parks)
(cross country skiers, snow play, snow shoeing, dog mushing, etc.)
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. Some Sno-Parks require a Special Groomed Sticker to be paired with the Seasonal Permit. See "Seasonal Special Groomed Sticker" below to learn where.
Seasonal Special Groomed Sticker
Valid for the Entire Winter Recreation season. This is to be paired with a Seasonal Sno-Park Permit (Non-Motorized or Motorized) and is invalid without. This permit is required for Non-Motorized users at Sno-Parks with high use, and/or special groomed trails. (Cabin Creek, Crystal Springs, Hyak, Lake Easton, Chiwawa, Lake Wenatchee, Nason Ridge, and Mount Spokane).
Seasonal Non Motorized Permit/Special Groomed Sticker Combo
With this purchase, you get both a "Seasonal Non Motorized Sno-Park Permit" and a "Seasonal Special Groomed Sticker". Required at 8 locations: Cabin Creek, Crystal Springs, Hyak, Lake Easton, Chiwawa, Lake Wenatchee, Nason Ridge, and Mount Spokane.
Seasonal Snowmobile Sno-Park Permit
Seasonal Snowmobile Sno-Park Permit (valid at all sno-parks)
(snowmobiles, snow bikes, fat-tire bicycles)
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.
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, 2017
Nov. 24, 2017
Autumn Free Day
Jan. 1, 2018
First Day Hikes; New Year's Day
Jan. 15, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 19, 2018
State Parks' 105th Birthday
April 14, 2018
Springtime Free Day
April 22, 2018
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.
04/30/2018 is the end of the winter recreation season. However, due to weather conditions and other considerations, sno-parks may close early. Please keep this in mind when making your purchase decision, and check the website for updates, as State Parks maintains a strict No Refunds Policy.