If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

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If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

Post by hisdudeness47 » August 8th, 2019, 8:37 am

Seems silly, but I need to know. Thanks!

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Re: If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

Post by adamschneider » August 8th, 2019, 8:39 am

Yes, but maybe you should consider starting from a trailhead that doesn't require a Northwest Forest Pass?

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Re: If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

Post by hisdudeness47 » August 8th, 2019, 8:45 am

adamschneider wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 8:39 am
Yes, but maybe you should consider starting from a trailhead that doesn't require a Northwest Forest Pass?
My buddies and I are backpacking into Green Lakes for 3 nights on Monday (hopefully that avoids the crowds somewhat) so I don't think there's any other options for trailheads that aren't long distance. I might just convince my buddies, who actually live in Oregon and Washington, to get the annual pass and have us Nevadans pitch in.

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Re: If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

Post by retired jerry » August 8th, 2019, 9:04 am

one NW Forest Pass or equivalent per car

for trailheads requiring it

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Re: If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

Post by Aimless » August 8th, 2019, 9:13 am

There are both one-day passes ($5) and an annual pass ($30). If you choose one-day passes, then yes you will need four of them to cover four days. Passes are required for each vehicle.

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Re: If backpacking 4 days/3 nights in Deschutes NF, do I need 4 individual day passes displayed on my car?

Post by adamschneider » August 8th, 2019, 1:30 pm

hisdudeness47 wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 8:45 am
I might just convince my buddies, who actually live in Oregon and Washington, to get the annual pass and have us Nevadans pitch in.
There you go, that makes the most sense.

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