Holders of the annual Natural Investment Permit (State Parks watercraft launch permit) do not need to
have the Discover Pass to access a state park, but they do need the Discover Pass to access Department
of Fish and Wildlife and Department of Natural Resources lands. More information is available on the Discover Pass
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission charges a
daily or annual fee for a Natural Investment permit. The permit is
required for the following activities in state parks systemwide:
- Watercraft launching
- Trailer dumping
Annual permits are available for purchase at State Parks headquarters in
Olympia, regional offices,
and in person at the parks when staff is available. Daily permits are only available at the parks.
Annual permits are valid for one year from the month of purchase.
How do I get the annual permit – A Natural Investment?