What's new?

2018 Recreation Program Changes:

1. PERMIT PURCHASE DATE: MARCH 19, 2018
        -Permits will be available for purchase on our website only,
starting March 19, 2018.  You will receive your permit 7-10 business days from your date of purchase via USPS priority mail.  2018
permits will be valid from 4/1/18-3/30/19.  Even if you purchase your permit before 4/1/18 your key will NOT work until 4/1/18.

2. PERMIT PRICES:
-Permit prices have remained the same as 2017.  Please view your permit of choice by selecting the property name on the left side menu of our website and select “Purchase Permit”.

3. RULES & REGULATIONS:
-Please review all rules & regulations. 
You must agree to these rules before being able to proceed to
payment.  It is your responsibility to be aware of our rules,
regulations, forest closures, season dates, etc. 
If rules or regulations are violated we have the right to revoke your permit.  Refunds will not be given.

4. HUNTING:
Please read the rules and regulations in their entirety for the forest you are purchasing a permit for.  Kapowsin, Eatonville, and White River all have slightly different regulations.

5. FIRE AND STORM CLOSURE
-Safety is our top priority at Hancock Forest Management.  If we deem conditions are unsafe we will shut down access to the forest.  Fire season is April 15, 2018—October 15, 2018.  Please check the website and the
1-800 line before visiting the forest in case there is a closure.  Entering the forest during a closure will result in permit  being revoked.

8. KAPOWSIN & WHITE RIVER CAMPING
-Camping permits will be available at NO extra charge with your annual motorized permit
-All former camping rules still apply and will be strictly enforced—please review camping rules & regulations. 
From our website select Kapowsin on the left side menu and choose “Camping Program”, there will be a link to open the rules & regulations in PDF format.

9. PAYMENT METHOD
The payment system is remaining paypal for the time being.  We apologize for this inconvenience it may cause anyone and are continuing to work towards a new merchant server. 

10. CONTACTING HANCOCK RECREATION ACCESS PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
Please use the “Contact Us” tab on the website or email directly to recadmin@hnrg.com
You may also leave a message on the 1-800-782-1493 line, and we will return your call as soon as possible.

 

White River

The White River recreation access program will continue in 2018. There will be 500 motorized access permits available to the general public. A 'Restricted Use Area' has been implemented, and can be viewed on the White River recreation access maps, which limits access to non-motorized access only, as well as no hunting, fishing, or collection of any kind. Also motorized access to the White River Forest will be closed from January 1st thru March 30th, 2019 to rdeuce pressure and stress on wildlife, walk-in access will still be allowed. It should be noted that White River land owners are allowed motorized access, hunting, fishing, and collection throughout the entirety of the property. 

 The motorized permit price will change to $225.

The price for non-motorized access permits will stay the same in 2018.  The prices are $45 for an annual individual permit, $80 for an annual family permit, $8 for a day-use individual permit and $15 for a day-use family permit. 

 

Camping at Kapowsin, & White River –

There will be no charge for camping permits for the Kapowsin or White River forest.