Submitted by U.S. Forest Service

Commercial salal permits on the Olympic National Forest will go on sale March 13 and 14, 2024.

Permit sales will be as follows:

March 13 at 9 a.m.

  • Quilcene Office, 295142 Highway 101 S., Quilcene, Wash.
  • 50 permits available to harvest areas in Mason County, and east side of Clallam County, Wash., and east side of Jefferson County, Wash.
  • Quinault Office, 353 South Shore Road, Quinault, Wash.
  • 25 permits available to harvest within Grays Harbor County, Wash., and west side of Jefferson County.

March 14 at 9 a.m.

  • Forks Office, 437 Tillicum Lane, Forks, Wash.
  • 25 permits available to harvest areas on the west side of Clallam County.

Anyone harvesting salal within the Olympic National Forest for the purpose of selling must carry a commercial-use permit while picking.

To purchase a permit you must be 18 years of age and possess a valid U.S. federal or state issued picture identification. Only one permit is allowed per person. Permits cost $150. Only cash or checks are accepted.

A lottery system will be used if demand for permits exceeds supply.

A personal use permit is required for anyone harvesting salal not intended for sale or trade. To obtain a personal use permit contact a Forest Service office

For additional information about salal permit sales, contact your local Forest Service office

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