Permits for the Cascadia Marine Trail, which stretches 140 miles through Puget Sound from Olympia to Canada, are on sale for $14. On April 30, the price increases to $20.
The permit allows unlimited camping along the trail. However, daily camping fees are $5 a person Jan. 1-April 30 and $7 a person May 1-Aug. 30.
The route consists of a series of campsites at 20 state parks and nine parcels of land owned by state and local governments. Sites are available only to those traveling by wind and human-powered boats.
Purchase permits by mailing a check payable to Washington State Treasurer, plus your name, address, telephone and age to Washington State Parks, Olympia Headquarters, 7150 Cleanwater Lane, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650.
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