Blake Island shore with buoyed boats, forests, Puget Sound

Moorage Permit

Annual permit waives moorage fee at State Park marine facilities.

The Annual Moorage Permit $5 per foot of your vessel's total length, with a $60 minimum.  It is valid from Jan 1 - Dec 31.

The permit is assigned to one vessel and is not interchangeable. Vessel registration or Cost Guard number must be provided upon purchase.  Vessels used commercially do not qualify for this permit.  

Get your permit online

Order here.  We'll mail it to you. A 20-day temporary permit will be emailed to you.

By mail

Print an application and mail it to us with a check or money order.

Purchase in person

Available at the following locations when staff is available:

State park headquarters by appointment only Jarrell Cove
Blake Island Lime Kiln Point
Deception Pass Illahee
Dosewallips Penrose Point
Fort Flagler Sequim Bay
Fort Worden Sucia Island

How the permit works

When you arrive at a moorage site and secure your vessel, go ashore to register.  Fill out a fee envelope and include your moorage permit number.  Some parks offer phone-in registration at buoys, for an additional fee.  Instructions are available on participating buoys.

Registration and proof of payment is required between 1 p.m. and 8 a.m. 

Other rules

Vessels rafted to other vessels must pay regular moorage fees.  Rafting is not allowed on buoys. 

Buoys use is limited to vessel less than 45 feet in length, and may be less at certain parks.  Limits are posted on buoys.

This permit is not valid at reservable marina slips.

Commercial vessels are not permitted to moor at Washington State Parks.

Moorage destinations

State Parks offers amazing moorage destination throughout the Puget Sound and at Beacon Rock.


Contact Us

Name Discount Permit Program
Department Information Center
Phone (360) 902-8844