Off-Season Senior Citizen Pass
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission offers the Off Season pass to Washington state residents who are 62 years of age or older.
The pass costs $75 per year. Senior Citizen Limited Income pass holders may purchase the Off Season pass for $37.50, a 50% discount.
Off Season pass holders will receive free camping or moorage for 1 site per night. There is a $10 per night utility fee if camping at a site with hook-up services.
The pass is valid seven days a week from Oct. 1 to March 31, and from Sunday through Thursday from April 1 to April 30. The pass can be purchased annually beginning Sept. 1 at most state parks and at state parks headquarters in Tumwater.
HOW TO APPLY
- Print and complete the application using the link below.
Off-season Senior Citizen Pass Application (PDF)
Submit proof of residency
Do NOT submit original documents. You must be a current Washington State resident for at least 3 consecutive months and 62 years of age or older. :
- Mail your completed application, payment and supporting documents to :
Washington State Parks
1111 Israel Road SW
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504
Having trouble printing the application?
You are welcome to pick one up at your nearest state park or regional office. To have an application mailed to you, please call (360) 902-8844, or the Washington Telecommunication Relay Service at (800) 833-6388, or send an email to email@example.com.
NOTE: Completed applications will not be accepted prior to Sept. 1.
HOW TO USE THE PASS
Where can I buy my pass in person?
Passes go on sale starting September 1. Some parks sell out of passes. Please call park for availability.
Where to buy your pass in Southwest Washington:
- State Parks Headquarters, Tumwater
- Battleground Lake State Park
- Paradise Point, State Park
- Millersylvania State Park
- Seaquest State Park
- Ike Kinswa State Park
- Cape Disappointment State Park
- Grayland Beach State Park
- Twin Harbors State Park
- Ocean City State Park
- Pacific Beach State Park
- Lake Sylvia State Park
- Belfair State Park
- Twanoh State Park
- Potlatch State Park
- Penrose Point State Park
- Illahee State Park
- Manchester State Park
- Scenic Beach State Park
- Kitsap Memorial State Park
Where to buy your pass in Northwest Washington
- Northwest Region Headquarters, Burlington
- Cama Beach Historical State Park
- Lake Sammamish State Park
- Dash Point State Park
- Kanaskat-Palmer State Park
- Birch Bay State Park
- Rasar State Park
- Larrabee State Park
- Deception Pass State Park
- Bayview State Park
- Fort Casey State Park
- Fort Ebey State Park
- Fort Flagler State Park
- Fort Worden State Park
- Dosewallips State Park
- Sequim Bay State Park
- Moran State Park
Where to buy your pass in Eastern Washington:
- Eastern Region Headquarters
- Riverside State Park headquarters on Charles Rd
- Steamboat Rock
- Ginkgo Petrified Forest /Wanapum Recreation Area
- Sun Lakes/Dry Falls State Park
- Potholes State Park
- Lake Easton State Park
- Pearrygin Lake State Park
- Lake Wenatchee State Park
- Lincoln Rock State Park
- Wenatchee Confluence State Park
- Yakima Sportsman State Park
- Maryhill State Park
Washington State parks Discount Pass Rules and expectations
Pass holder expectations:
- Do not alter or make copies of your pass. Never share your pass or pass number with others.
- Pass holders will be charged $15 to replace lost, stolen, or damaged passes.
- The pass does not provide discounts on annual permits, reservation fees, extra vehicle fees, roofed shelters, group camps or other services, except as noted.
- The pass cannot be used with any other pass or discount.
- The pass holder must cancel reservations if unable to use them.
- The pass holder must be camping and present at the site to receive a discount.
- The pass is only valid for the person it is issued to. The pass must be valid and physically with you during your visit. Be prepared to provide photo ID.
- All camping discounts and associated benefits are limited to the site the pass holder is camping in. Discounts and fee reductions are limited to 1 campsite or moorage site per night.
- Do not make duplicate or multiple reservations for the same night. Including double sites.
- Camping is limited to 10 consecutive nights at any single park from April 1 through Sept. 30, and 20 consecutive nights the rest of the year.
- Moorage is limited to three consecutive nights at any single park.
- Pass holders are expected to treat park staff with respect, always follow park rules and staff guidance.
Violations of these rules, or any other park rules, may result in pass benefit suspension or revocation. You must surrender your pass upon request.