Parking Fees for Marine Park Boat Launch

Parking fees are charged at the City of Vancouver's Marine Park Boat Launch. These fees help pay for operations and maintenance of this very popular and well-used facility.

Annual Parking Pass

Regular visitors to the Marine Park Boat Launch can save money by purchasing an annual parking pass. The pass is valid for the calendar year and go on sale every December for the upcoming year. The pass costs $40. Annual passes are not available for Wintler Park, where parking fees are collected each summer.


A 25 percent discount ($10) on the cost of an annual parking pass is available to the following groups at the time of purchase:

  • Seniors age 62 and over
  • Veterans
  • Active military personnel, including National Guard
  • Disabled citizens
  • Park volunteers who have provided 24 hours of service on approved projects

Proof of age, veteran or military status, disability and approved volunteer hours is required to get a discount:

Seniors (62+):
- Washington state driver's license or ID card
- Copy of birth certificate
- Notarized affidavit of age
- Witnessed statement of age

Veterans, current active military personnel, and current National Guard personnel:
- Military identification card
- Certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs or military service
- Separation certificate or similar document on official letterhead stationery from the certifying agency
- Pass application signed by the Department of Veterans Affairs or military service

Disabled citizen:
- Proof of developmental disability, as defined in RCW 71A.10.020(3), legal blindness, profound deafness, or other permanent disabilities by the United States Social Security Administration may be certified on letterhead by the authorizing agency, or attested to on the back of the pass
application form by the authorizing agency or doctor.
- Persons with Social Security defined disabilities must be receiving benefits for the disability.
- A Washington State ID card, decal, or special license plate issued for a permanent disability under RCW 46.16.381(3)

Parks & Recreation Volunteers:
- Voucher from the Vancouver Parks and Recreation volunteer program coordinator.

Only one type of discount may be applied to each pass purchased. Discounts do not apply to the daily parking fee.

Where to Buy

Annual parking passes can be purchased with cash, check or credit card at the Marshall or Firstenburg Community Center, Vancouver City Hall or Marine Park Boat Launch when on-site fee collectors are present.

Daily Parking Fees

There are no fees for pedestrians or bicyclists to enter these parks.

  Annual Pass? Motorcycles Cars Cars with Trailers Buses
Wintler Park* No $2 $3 No No

* Fees are only collected seasonally at Wintler Park, and fee collection staff is present during the summer.


Marine Park Boat Launch


$40 Marine Park Boat Launch Annual Pass

Motorcycles Cars Cars with Trailer
Marine Park Boat Launch Yes! $2 $5 $5


Self-Pay Stations

Self-Pay Stations

Parking fees are collected daily at the City of Vancouver's Marine Park Boat Launch. When a fee collector is not staffing the entry booth, you'll be expected to insert the cash fee into the metal self-pay stations. Instructions for use are printed directly on the self-pay stations.