Senior Citizen Limited Income Pass

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission offers the Senior Citizen Limited Income pass to Washington State residents who are 62 years of age or older. Limited income is defined as $40,000 or less in a calendar year, and based on household gross income.

This pass is free to apply for and must be renewed every 5 years. 

Benefits of this pass include:Senior Limited Income Pass

  • Free entry to state parks.
  • Free watercraft launch.
  • Free trailer dump.
  • 50% discount on nightly camping or moorage fees.
  • 50% reduction in fee for the Senior Off-Season Pass


The Senior Limited Income Pass does not take the place of a Discover Pass. It will not be accepted in lands managed by Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife or Department of Natural Resources.

How to apply

Submit an application and proof of residency, age and income.

Senior Citizen Limited Income Pass application (Word Document or PDF).

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Print application using the link above. Pick one up at a state park or regional office. Have an application mailed to you by calling (360) 902-8844, or the Washington Telecommunication Relay Service at (800) 833-6388. 

Submit all completed applications to:

MAIL

Washington State Parks
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504

FAX:

(360) 586-6640

EMAIL:

passes@parks.wa.gov

Submit Proof of Washington State residency and age

Must be a current Washington State resident for at least 3 consecutive months and 62 years of age or older. 

  • Valid Washington State driver license. 
  • Valid Washington State identification card.
  • Valid Washington State voter registration card (valid for residency only).
  • Washington State senior citizen property tax exemption.
  • Other proofs of residency may be accepted.

Submit proof of income

Must provide your household's gross annual income of $40,000 or less, in accordance with state law

  • Federal income tax transcript from the previous calendar year.
  • Senior citizen property tax exemption, from your county of residence.
  • Social Security Administration form SSA-1099.

Do not submit original documents.

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.

 

Camping rules:

 

  • 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.

 

Park rules:

 

  • 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. Must surrender pass upon request.