Answers to questions most frequently asked of State Parks information specialists are as
Q. Where do I get a map of a specific state park campground with campsite numbers?
A. State Parks is in the process of updating all campground maps. Currently, you can
view maps for about half of the State Parks campgrounds.
Q. Can I make a reservation on line?
A. Yes, you can make a reservation
online. Customers who want to book multiple campsites and Washington pass
holders who receive free camping need to call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688 to make reservations.
Q. How do I get a phone number for a state park?
A. Due to limited staff within each state park, the ranger on duty is typically
in the park rather than in the park office, so reaching park staff by phone is often
very difficult and thus, a park phone list is not published within this site. However,
visitors can call State Parks at (360) 902-8844 to request a phone number for a state
park. The information line operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Q. How do I get a disability pass and what are the requirements?
A. You may visit your nearest park or park region headquarters and pick up an
application or write, telephone or visit the State Parks headquarters at:
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
1111 Israel Road S.W.
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504-2650.
Telephone number is (360) 902-8500 and the Telephone Device for the Deaf is
Q. How do I get a Disabled Veteran's Pass and what are the requirements?
A. See answer to question directly above.
Q. Do senior citizens get a discount at state parks?
A. Senior citizens 62 years of age and older may apply for a Senior Citizen Limited
Income Pass. The pass is free of charge and offers a 50 percent discount on night camping or
moorage fees, the price of the Off-season Senior Citizen Pass.
Q. If I am a state parks Pass Holder, does my discount apply to all overnight facilities?
A. No. Discounts do not apply to yurts, cabins, vacation houses or other shelters providing overnight accommodations.
Q. Where do I get a state map with park locations?
A. You can view a map
online with general state park locations, or request a copy of
the State Parks "Adventures for a Lifetime" brochure by calling (360) 902-8844.
Q. Who do I contact if someone is injured on State Parks land?
A. General administration division of risk management at (360) 902-7303 or write
Division of Risk Management
General Administration Building, Room 301
P.O. Box 41027
Olympia, WA 98504-1027
For more information, visit the Office of Financial Management's tort claims
Q. How is the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission funded, and how does
the commission spend its budget?
A. An overview of State Parks' funding is available online.