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  1. 15-044 Celebrate Southeast Asian culture at Saltwater State Park

    The public is invited to a free event to celebrate the rich and varied cultures of Southeast Asia. The Southeast Asian Cultural Celebration is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Saltwater State Park near Des Moines. Read on...
  2. 15-043 Public invited to celebrate opening of Rocky Reach Trail at Lincoln Rock State Park

    The celebration of the Rocky Reach Trail opening is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the soccer field near the Rocky Reach Trailhead at Lincoln Rock State Park, near Wenatchee. Read on...
  3. 15-042 Celebrate ShellFest 2015 at Twanoh State Park

    State Parks and the Washington State Parks Foundation invites the public to attend ShellFest 2015 at Twanoh State Park in Mason County. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 11. Read on...
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  1. Cape Disappointment State Park
    Cape Disappointment State Park is a 1,882-acre camping park on the Long Beach Peninsula, fronted by the Pacific Ocean. The park offers two miles of ocean beach, two lighthouses, an interpretive center and hiking trails. Visitors enjoy exploring the area's rich natural and cultural history. The park store offers gifts, ice, wood, fishing gear and other camper essentials. 
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  1. Parks to remain open July 1;
    Bill signing expected June 30
    People with plans to visit state parks this week may rest assured that parks will remain open as usual on July 1. Late Monday, June 29, the Legislature approved the state’s operating budget for 2015-17 and will transmit it to Governor Jay Inslee for his signature today, June 30. Earlier alerts were in place to notify park visitors of the potential for government shutdown and park closures if a budget agreement wasn’t reached by June 30. State Parks has been assured by the Governor and Legislature that the final bill will be signed, shutdown averted and parks open as usual.