Permits and Pass Info and Applications

Where to use your pass

State Parks Discover Pass

National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Passes 

Note: DIgital passes are available as an alternative to in-person purchase method. Once purchased online, passes are emailed and can be used immediately or stored on a personal device for future use. The pass is accepted at all park entrances. THE PASS MUST BE PRINTED PRIOR TO USE.  Because connectivity is limited in the park, please print your pass before coming to the park.  go to: for your Mt. Rainier NP Digital Pass. 

Discover Your Northwest

Note: The Northwest Forest Pass ($30 annual/$5 day) is required in only four locations on the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

1) Walupt Lake Day Use

2) Berry Patch trailhead,

3) Blue Lake ORV, and

4) Woods Creek Watchable Wildlife Area. 

A full list is available at

Get your NW Forest Pass at: 

  • Morton Quicky Mart/Shell
  • Randle Fischers Market
  • Randle One Stop
  • Blanton's Market in Packwood