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  1. 14-016 Public invited to help with updated master plan for Kopachuck State Park

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to a second workshop to develop an updated master plan for Kopachuck State Park. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 30, at Kopachuck Middle School, Gig Harbor. Read on...
  2. 14-015 State Parks and Recreation Commission continues public planning at Larrabee State Park

    The public is invited to participate in the next stage of planning to develop a management plan for Larrabee State Park with a meeting scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Fairhaven Public Library, 1117 12th St., Bellingham. Read on...
  3. 14-014 Draft horses and mules demonstrate old-style farming techniques at Olmstead Place State Park

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, together with the Washington State Draft Horse and Mule Association, invite the public to a unique interpretive history event scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30. Read on...
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    Take a video tour of Beacon Rock State Park! Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Beacon Rock is the core of an ancient volcano. The mile-long trail to its summit provides outstanding panoramic views of the Columbia River Gorge. The park has more than 20 miles of roads and trails open to hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use.

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  1. Welcome to our new website!
    State Parks rings in the 2014 season with a brand new site to help you plan your adventures. Enjoy Google maps, improved navigation and more photos than ever before. Plus, you can sign up online to receive notifications about news and happenings in your state parks.

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