Millersylvania Retreat Center

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Posted on: April 1, 2014

Millersylvania ELC Opening

A weekend opening just became available at the ELC. The dates are for Friday May, 16 and Saturday, May 17. If you are interested in reserving this particular weekend, please call to make a reservation. All weekends for 2014 are currently full.Read on...


News Releases

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Posted on: April 17, 2014

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 near Gig Harbor.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Commons at Kopachu...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

14-015 State Parks and Recreation Commission continues public planning at Larrabee State Park

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the second phase of a public planning process to develop a management plan for Larrabee State Park near Bellingham.

The public is invited to participate in the next stage of planning with ...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

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 at Olmstead Place State Park.

The weekend of demonstrations and fun is ...Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2014

14-013 State Parks Commission regular meeting scheduled in Chehalis next week

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet in Chehalis for its regular meeting next week.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 27, at the Veterans Memorial Museum, 100 S.W. Veterans Way, Chehalis. A full Commi...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

14-012: Washington State Parks announces another ‘free day’

Media Contact:
Virginia Painter (360) 902-8562 Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

OLYMPIA – March 17, 2014 -- Washington State Parks turns 101 years old on Wednesday, March 19, and visitors are invited to help celebrate by ge...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2014

14-011: State Parks announces public meeting to discuss future of Bridgeport State Park

Media contact:
Virginia Painter: (360) 902-8562Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

State Parks announces public meeting to discuss future of Bridgeport State Park

OLYMPIA – March 10, 2014 – Washington State Parks announces a pu...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

14-010: Environmental author William Dietrich presents an hour-long forest talk, Feb. 22

Medi contact:
Virginia Painter: (360) 902-8562Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

OLYMPIA - Feb. 18, 2013 - Environmental author William (Bill) Dietrich will present an hour-long forest talk, followed by a ranger-guided tour of pa...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2014

14-009: Ken Bounds named to serve on Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

Media contact
Virginia Painter: (360) 902-8562Ken Bounds: (206) 938-5076
Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

OLYMPIA – Feb. 12, 2014 – Ken Bounds of Seattle has been appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the Washington Sta...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2014

14-008: State Parks launches new interactive website

Media Contact:
Sandy Mealing: (360) 902-8559Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

State Parks launches new interactive website - New site enhances public service and information

OLYMPIA – Feb. 11, 2014 – The Washington State Park...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

14-007: State Parks invites public to attend planning meeting - Feb. 11

Media contact:
Virginia Painter: (360) 902-8562 Brian Yearout: (360) 725-9763
Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

State Parks invites public to attend planning meeting for Kopachuck State Park

OLYMPIA – Jan. 30, 2014 – The Wa...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

14-006: Climber John Roskelley keynote speaker

Media contact:
Cherie Gwinn, Riverside, (509) 465-5064Caren Hubbard, Riverside State Park Foundation, (509) 4645-5064
Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

Climber John Roskelley keynote speaker at Riverside State Park Foundation ...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

14-005: Douglas Peters of Selah appointed to serve on State Parks Commission

Media contact:
Virginia Painter (360) 902-8562 Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

Douglas Peters of Selah appointed to serve on Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

OLYMPIA – Jan. 24, 2014 – Douglas D. Peters of S...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

14-004: State Parks Commission regular meeting scheduled for Olympia next week

Media contact:
Virginia Painter (360) 902-8562 Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

State Parks Commission regular meeting scheduled for Olympia next week

OLYMPIA – Jan. 15, 2014 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Comm...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

14-003: State Parks offers ‘free days’ to park visitors in 2014

State Parks offers ‘free days’ to park visitors in 2014
No Discover Pass needed to visit parks on designated days

OLYMPIA – Jan. 15, 2014 – Washington State Parks announces Sunday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan. 20 are the first of 12 “free days” in 2014 wh...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

14-002:State Parks public information meeting will focus on future of Saint Edward Seminary Building

Media contact:
Michael Hankinson, (360) 902-8671Virginia Painter, (360) 902-8562
Wash. Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388

OLYMPIA – Jan. 9, 2014 – State Parks plans to move forward with a public meeting next week to discuss the future...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2014

14-001: Young bald eagles to be released at Rasar State Park following rescue and rehabilitation

OLYMPIA – Jan. 2, 2014 – Staff from the Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center plan to release two young bald eagles back to the wild on Friday at Rasar State Park, following the birds’ rescue and rehabilitation.

The birds will be released at 1:30...Read on...