December 6, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 33

Washington parks are great, but Discover Pass is not

In Our Opinion

The state of Washington would like to have you shop with them this Christmas and buy a Discover Pass for all of your favorite outdoor enthusiasts.

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The Discover Pass is Olympia’s way to try to raise the funds to support a myriad of state outdoor agencies. Having one allows you access to nearly 3 million acres of state recreation lands and avoid a nasty fine that approaches $100.

There are more than 100 state parks that are the best-known recipient of monies raised by either your $30 yearly or $10 daily passes. But there are also many little known attractions able to operate because of your...

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