Forest Service to waive fees for National Public Lands Day, Veterans Day

By on Thursday, September 9th, 2021 in Eastern/Southeast Oregon News More Top Stories

EASTERN OREGON – (Information provided by the USDA) The USDA Forest Service will waive fees at day‐use recreation sites in Washington and Oregon on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. Fees will also be waved in honor of our on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021.

The Forest Service offers several fee‐free days annually to encourage Americans to explore the outdoors and visit their public lands. Find more information at 

The fee waiver includes many Forest Service picnic areas, boat launches, trailheads, and visitor centers. Fees for camping, cabin rentals, or other permits still apply. Fees will continue to be charged at recreation sites operated by concessionaires unless the individual manager chooses to participate. 

We welcome visitors to our 17 National Forests in Washington and Oregon and ask the public to recreateresponsibly so we can maintain these opportunities for all to enjoy.