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Free day, Sept. 27 for Washington State Parks

 


The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission wants the public to know that Saturday, September 27 is a state parks ‘free day.’ Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks.

The ‘free day’ is in recognition of the 21st anniversary of National Public Lands Day—the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. State Parks ‘free days’ are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on lands managed by Washington State Parks and the Washington departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and  Fish & Wildlife (WDFW). The Discover Pass legislation provided that State Parks could...



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