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2023 Free State Park Days

Washington State Parks and the Washington Departments of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) and Natural Resources (DNR) offer several "free days" when a Discover Pass is not required to visit these lands.

Following are the 2023 Free Days

Jan. 1 — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day

Jan. 16 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

March 9 -- Billy Frank Junior's Birthday

March 19 — State Parks’ 110th Birthday

April 22 — Earth Day

June 10 -- National Get Outdoors Day

June 11 — Free Fishing Day

June 19 — Juneteenth

Sept. 23 — National Public Lands Day

Oct. 10 -- World Mental Health Day

Nov. 11 — Veterans Day

Nov. 25 — Autumn Day

Free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities). Free days are valid at state parks and Washington State Departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife lands. Sno-Park permits are still required on free days at designated Sno-Parks during the winter season.


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