State Parks offers two free days in January
December 19, 2018
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering two free days in January, when visitors to state parks will not need a Discover Pass for day-use visits.
The first free day is Tuesday, Jan. 1, which gives visitors the opportunity to take part in a First Day Hike, a nationwide initiative that aims to get people outdoors on New Yearâ€™s Day. More than 30 Washington state parks are hosting First Day Hikes events.
The second free day is Monday, Jan. 21, in honor of the holiday celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.â€™s birthday.
State Parks free days are in keeping with the legislation that created the Discover Pass â€” a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on lands manag...